Emeryville P-2850

General information

Waterway  Oswegatchie River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2850
FERC project name Emeryville
Permit issued 1/1/12
Permit expiration 5/27/52

Ownership and operation

Owner type Industrial
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1987
Transmission or distribution system owner Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 3.4 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 12,103.0 MWH

The project is located at river mile (RM) 70 on the Oswegatchie River in the town of Fowler, St. Lawrence County, New York. The Project consists of an existing 16.7-foot-high, 185-foot-long, concrete-capped timber and earth fill gravity dam. The project creates a 250-foot-long bypassed reach.

The license for this project is accompanied by a Settlement signed by Hampshire Paper, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, U.S. Department of the Interior, and the New York State Council of Trout Unlimited.


License Application Filed 06-17-2010
Settlement Filed 05-18-2010
EA Issued 05-06-2011
License Issued 01-06-2012

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