Beebee Island : P-2538

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Waterway: Black R

Authorized capacity: 8 mW

License issued: 12/24/1996
License expires: 11/30/2026

Licensee: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.p.

The Bebee Island projects is located on the Black River within the City of Watertown in Jefferson County, New York. It is one of ten hydroelectric projects on the river’s lower reaches between Carthage, New York, and its mouth at Lake Ontario.

The project’s nameplate rating is 8.0 MW, and its annual generation averages about 38,729 megawatt hours (MWh).


License Application Filed 12-23-1991
Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis 10-24-1995
DEA Issued 03-18-1996
FEA Issued 09-27-1996
License Issued 12-24-1996
Settlement Filed 10-13-1995