Hells Canyon P-1971

General information

Waterway  Snake River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-1971
FERC project name Hells Canyon
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 7/30/55
Permit expiration 7/27/05

Ownership and operation

Owner Idaho Power Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1967
Transmission or distribution system owner Idaho Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 391.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 1,899,506.8 mWH

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