Blenheim Gilboa P-2685

General information

Waterway  Schoharie Creek
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2685
FERC project name Blenheim Gilboa Pumped Storage
Permit issued 6/1/69
Permit expiration 4/26/19

Ownership and operation

Owner New York Power Authority
Owner type State
Year first online (pumped storage) 1973
Transmission or distribution system owner New York Power Authority

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 1,000.0 mW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 508,128.3 mWH

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