Highgate Falls P-2547

General information

Waterway  Missisquoi River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2547
FERC project name Highgate Falls
Permit issued 5/19/84
Permit expiration 4/26/24

Ownership and operation

Owner Village of Swanton
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1923
Transmission or distribution system owner Village of Swanton - (VT)

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 11.1 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 45,937.2 mWH

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