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Forks of Butte Hydro Project P-6896

General information

Waterway  Butte Creek
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-6896
FERC project name Forks of Butte
Permit issued 12/25/86
Permit expiration 11/26/36

Ownership and operation

Owner HYPOWER INC
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1992
Transmission or distribution system owner Pacific Gas & Electric Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 14.5 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 40,176.1 MWH

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