GA

Blue Ridge

General information

Waterway  Toccoa (Ocoee) River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit TVA

Ownership and operation

Owner Tennessee Valley Authority
Owner type TVA
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1931
Transmission or distribution system owner Tennessee Valley Authority

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 23.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 31,728.0 mWH

News and updates

From American Rivers2/18/2021

69 Dams Removed in 2020

From California Trout2/16/2021

Klamath Dam Update: Restoration Contract Signed

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