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Deer Creek

General information

Waterway  Deer Creek Reservoir
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit Transferred

Ownership and operation

Owner Reclamation Upper Colorado Region (UC)
Owner type Reclamation
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1958
Transmission or distribution system owner WAPA-- Western Area Power Administration

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.8 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 22,547.7 MWH

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