Cascade P-2848

General information

Waterway  North Fork Payette River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2848
FERC project name Cascade
Permit issued 2/12/81
Permit expiration 1/27/31

Ownership and operation

Owner Idaho Power Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1983
Transmission or distribution system owner Idaho Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 12.4 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 42,931.7 mWH

Hydropower project located at the outlet of the Cascade Reservoir. Originally built in 1926, a new plant was constructed in 1984. Generation is tied to seasonal reservoir releases for irrigation that are controlled by the Bureau of Reclamation.

Cascade Hydropower Project