Bear Swamp P-2669

General information

Waterway  Deerfield River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2669
Permit issued 4/23/1970
Permit expires 3/27/2020

Ownership and operation

Owner Brookfield Power New England
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (pumped storage) 1974
Transmission or distribution system owner Public Service Co of NH

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 600.0 mW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 348,925.2 mWH

News and updates

From California Sportfishing Protection Alliance1/23/2021

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