Big Island P-2902

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2902
FERC project name Big Island
Permit issued 10/7/01
Permit expiration 9/26/31

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

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