VT

Chace Mill Winooski One P-2756

General information

Waterway  Winooski 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-2756
FERC project name Chace Mill
Permit issued 10/29/88
Permit expiration 10/27/28

Ownership and operation

Owner City of Burlington, Vermont
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1993
Transmission or distribution system owner City of Burlington Electric - (VT)

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 7.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 29,582.8 mWH

The Chace project, also known as the Winooski Hydroelectric Project, is located in the cities of Burlington and Winooski in Chittenden County, Vermont. The 7.4 MW run-of-river facity was constructed in 1991-93 and licensed in 1988 by FERC.

The dam is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Winooski Falls Mill District.

Milestones

License Issued 11-03-1988
LIHI Certification Issued 11-19-2009

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