Indian Orchard P-10678

General information

Waterway  Chicopee River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC Exemption

FERC information

FERC docket # P-10678
FERC project name Indian Orchard
Permit issued 9/6/92

Ownership and operation

Owner Nautilus Hydro, LLC
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1928
Transmission or distribution system owner Western Massachusetts Electric Company

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 3.7 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 6,517.1 mWH

Four projects on the Chicopee River were transferred from Essential Power Massachusetts, LLC to Nautilus Hydro, LLC (a subsidiary of Patriot Hydro) in May 2017: Dwight (p-10675), Redbridge (p-10676), Putts Bridge (p-10677), and Indian Orchard (p-10678).

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