Garvins Falls P-1893

General information

Waterway  Merrimack River
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-1893
Permit issued 5/13/2007
Permit expires 4/26/2047

Ownership and operation

Owner Public Service Co of NH
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1925
Transmission or distribution system owner Public Service Co of NH

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 12.4 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 43,000.1 mWH

The project is located on the Merrimack River in Merrimack and Hillsborough Counties, New Hampshire.

This project consists of three developments located along 21 miles of the Merrimack River: Amoskeag, Hooksett, and Garvins Falls.


License Issued 05-18-2007
Fishway Prescription Settlement 02-06-2007

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