Chikuminuk Lake : P-14369

[ Archived / decommissioned ]

Waterway: Allen River

Authorized capacity: 0 mW

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The preliminary permit for this project was surrendered by the applicant in September 2014. Per FERC notice, the permit for the project was terminated effective October 18, 2014.

The original proposal consisted of a proposed 128-feet high concrete-faced rockfill dam;  a 25-foot-diameter intake structure; (3) a 775-foot-long, 25-foot-diameter tunnel bringing flows from the intake to a gate house; (4) a gate house and gate shaft to convey flows from the tunnel to the main penstock; (5) a 120-foot-long, 9- to 13-foot-diameter main penstock, a 150-foot-long, 75-foot-wide powerhouse containing two vertical Francis turbine/generator units rated for 6.7 megawatts (MW) each, for a total installed capacity of 13.4 MW; (7) a 100-foot-long, 75-foot-wide tailrace returning project flows to the Allen River; (8) a 118-mile long, 138-kilovolt transmission line leading from the powerhouse to a substation in the town of Bethel.