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Big Island P-2902

General information

Waterway  James 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-2902
Permit issued 10/7/2001
Permit expires 9/26/2031

Ownership and operation

Owner GP Big Island LLC
Owner type Industrial
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1920
Transmission or distribution system owner Appalachian Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 0.4 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 2,842.2 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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