Brainerd P-2533

General information

Waterway  Mississippi 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-2533
Permit issued 2/25/1993
Permit expires 2/24/2023

Ownership and operation

Owner City of Brainerd & Pub Utilities Com.
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917
Transmission or distribution system owner Brainerd Public Utilities

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 5
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 2.9 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 15,141.7 mWH

News and updates

From Trout Unlimited1/12/2021

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