|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Run-of-river/Peaking|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-2474|
|FERC project name||Oswego River|
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Ownership and operation
|Owner||Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP|
|Owner type||Wholesale Power Marketer|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1924|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||2|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||1.3 mW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||4,365.0 mWH|
The project is located on the Oswego River, in Oswego County, New York and does not occupy any federal lands. The project consists of three developments.
The Fulton development consists of a 509-foot-long, 15-foot-high concrete dam, a33-acre reservoir, a 1,850-foot-long bypassed reach, and a powerhouse containing twogenerating units with a combined installed capacity of 1.25 MW.
The Minetto development consists of a 500-foot-long, 22.5-foot-high concretedam, a 350-acre reservoir, and a powerhouse containing five generating units with acombined installed capacity of 8.0 MW.
The Varick development consists of a 730-foot-long, 13-foot-high masonry gravitydam, a 32-acre reservoir, a 1,940-foot-long bypassed reach, and a powerhouse containing four generating units with a combined installed capacity of 8.8 MW.
|License Application Filed||12-09-1991|
|Offer of Settlement Filed||02-19-2004|
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