Damariscotta Mills P-11566

General information

Waterway  Damariscotta River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-11566
FERC project name Damariscotta Mills
Permit issued 11/29/03
Permit expiration 11/26/33

Ownership and operation

Owner KEI (Maine) Power Management (IV) LLC
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1923

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 0.5 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 1,250.0 MWH

The existing Damariscotta Mills project consists of a 5-foot-high, 124-foot-long concrete dam with three stoplog bays referred to as the “Fishway Dam,” a 5-foot-high, 40-foot-long dike, and other project facilities.

The project is located on theDamariscotta River, in Lincoln County, Maine.

The average annual generation is 1,250 megawatt-hours (MWh).

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