Bear Valley P-176

General information

Waterway  Escondido Creek
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC Exemption

FERC information

FERC docket # P-176
FERC project name Bear Valley Powerhouse
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 9/20/12

Ownership and operation

Owner City of Escondido
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1986
Transmission or distribution system owner San Diego Gas & Electric Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 1.4 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 1,833.7 MWH

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