Castaic P-2426

General information

Waterway  Piru Creek
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro, Pumped Storage
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2426
FERC project name South SWP Hydropower
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 3/17/78
Permit expiration 1/27/22

Ownership and operation

Owner Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1972
Year first online (pumped storage) 1972
Transmission or distribution system owner Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 7
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 56.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 70,823.8 MWH
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 1,626.0 MW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 680,900.9 MWH

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