ME

Benton Falls P-5073

General information

Waterway  Sebasticook River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-5073
Permit issued 3/3/1984
Permit expires 2/24/2034

Ownership and operation

Owner Essex Hydro Associates LLC
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1987
Transmission or distribution system owner Central Maine Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.2 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 17,113.5 mWH

News and updates

From California Sportfishing Protection Alliance1/23/2021

CSPA Defends Cold Water for North Fork Feather River & Lake Almanor

From American Rivers1/22/2021

UN report: Aging dams pose growing threat

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