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Elmer Smith P-7271

General information

Waterway  Conduit
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Canal/Conduit
Type of permit FERC Exemption

FERC information

FERC docket # P-7271
FERC project name Elmer Smith
Permit issued 9/21/83

Ownership and operation

Owner Owensboro Municipal Utilities
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1985

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 0.9 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 5,185.0 mWH

News and updates

From Hydropower Reform Coalition9/15/2021

Celebrating a Decade of Recovery on the Elwha River

From South Yuba River Citizens League9/20/2021

Rising River Temps Imperil Threatened Salmon

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