Hartwell Lake

General information

Waterway  Savannah River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit US Army Corps of Engineers

Ownership and operation

Owner USCE-Savannah District
Owner type USACE
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1962
Transmission or distribution system owner Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 5
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 420.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 389,315.1 MWH

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News and updates

From Trout Unlimited11/28/2023

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