|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Run-of-river|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-10551|
|FERC project name||High Dam|
Ownership and operation
|Owner||Oswego City of|
|Owner type||Publicly Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1928|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||4|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||11.9 MW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||43,546.2 MWH|
The project is located at the Lock and Dam No. 6 on the Oswego River, in Oswego County, New York, 1.8 miles from its mouth at Lake Ontario.
The existing project facilities consist of a 35-foot-high, 500-foot-long dam with 10-inch-high flashboards, an existing navigation lock, an impoundment with a surface area of 240 acres and a storage capacity of 3,927 acre-feet, a forebay headgate structure, and a powerhouse containing four vertical propeller turbine-generator units with a combined rated capacity of 7,600 kW.
|License Order Issued||11-22-1991|
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