|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Run-of-river|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-4306|
|FERC project name||Mississippi Lock & Dam No 2|
Ownership and operation
|Owner||City of Hastings Hydroelectric|
|Owner type||Publicly Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1992|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||Northern States Power Co - Minnesota|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||2|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||4.4 MW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||19,753.4 MWH|
In 2008, the City of Hastings and Hydro Green Energy collaborated to add two hydrokinetic turbines in the existing project and requested FERC for approval.
FERC approved the request in December 2008 by amending the existing license.
This is the first in-river hydrokinetic project that makes use of hydrokinetic turbines to generate electricity.
|License Amended to Approve Installation of Hydrokinetic Turbines||12-13-2008|
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