ME

East Millinocket P-2458


General information

Waterway  West Branch Penobscot River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river/Upstream Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2458
FERC project name Penobscot Mills
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 10/17/1996
Permit expires 9/26/2026

Ownership and operation

Owner Great Lakes Hydro America LLC
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917
Transmission or distribution system owner Emera Maine

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 6
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 9.6 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 50,403.5 mWH

Please see additional project information in this 2020 factsheet created by Kaitlyn Raffier, Sharon Klein, and Emma Fox as part of the Future of Dams collaborative research project between the University of Maine, University of New Hampshire, and others.

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