Falls Creek P-11659

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-11659
Permit issued 10/24/2004
Permit expires 9/26/2054

Ownership and operation

Owner Alaska Power Company, INC
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 0.8 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 2,100.0 mWH

The proposed Falls Creek Project would be located about five miles east of the town of Gustavus. It would be located on Falls Creek (a.k.a. Kahtaheena River.) The project would be operated in a run-of-river mode, where inflow to the project matches outflow downstream of the project.

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