Cornell Hydro P-3251

General information

Waterway  Fall Creek
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-3251
Permit issued 7/23/1981
Permit expires 6/26/2021

Ownership and operation

Owner Cornell Hydro
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1981
Transmission or distribution system owner New York State Elec & Gas Corp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 1.9 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 3,684.4 mWH

This hydropower project is located on the Cornell University Campus. Triphammer Dam forms Beebe Lake which diverts flow to the powerhouse in the Fall Creek Gorge.