VA

Emporia P-5998

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-5998
FERC project name Meherrin River
Permit issued 1/15/83

Ownership and operation

Owner Emporia Hydro Power LP
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1986
Transmission or distribution system owner Virginia Electric & Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 2.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 6,309.2 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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