MI

Dead River : P-10855

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Waterway: Dead R

Authorized capacity: 15.5 mW

License issued: 10/4/2002
License expires: 9/30/2042

Licensee: Upper Peninsula Power Co

This project consists of the following three developments:

Silver Lake
  • No generation capacity
  • A 1,500-foot-long earthen dam with a spillway, a 15-foot-long outlet structure,
  • Four earthen saddle dikes
  • 1,464-acre Silver Lake reservoir
Dead River (Hoist)
  • 4,602-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a spillway
  • A 3,202-acre reservoir
  • A 342- foot-long rock tunnel connected to a 193-foot-long steel penstock
  • A powerhouse containing three turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 5.5 MW
  • The Hoist Development has a 1,000-foot bypassed stream reach
McClure
  • 1,874-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a spillway
  • A 95.9-acre reservoir
  • A powerhouse containing two turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 10 MW
  • A 13,302-foot-long penstock, a surge tank; a tailrace, and an electrical substation
  • The McClure development has a 6.1-mile-long bypassed reach
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