IL

Kankakee Hydro Facility P-8632

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-8632
FERC project name Kankakee
Permit issued 5/22/88
Permit expiration 4/26/28

Ownership and operation

Owner Kankakee City of
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1991
Transmission or distribution system owner Commonwealth Edison Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 1.2 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 1,831.2 MWH

Is there something you’d like to add or correct? Please let us know.

News and updates

From Hydropower Reform Coalition3/1/2024

Winter 2024 Newsletter

From South Yuba River Citizens League2/20/2024

Proactive Action is Key to Balancing Future Water Demands with Supply

See all news and updates