Holtwood P-1881

General information

Waterway  Susquehanna River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-1881
Permit issued 8/9/1980
Permit expires 8/27/2030

Ownership and operation

Owner Holtwood LLC
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1910
Transmission or distribution system owner PPL Electric Utilities Corp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 14
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 247.3 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 716,258.4 mWH

PPL Holtwood LLC, the licensee for the project is seeking to increase capacity to the project from the current 107.2 MW to 195.5 MW. The licensee has demanded that the current license be amended to allow for increased capacity and extended until September 2030 so that it expires simultaneously with the upstream Safe Harbor Project.

News and updates

From California Sportfishing Protection Alliance1/23/2021

CSPA Defends Cold Water for North Fork Feather River & Lake Almanor

From American Rivers1/22/2021

UN report: Aging dams pose growing threat

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