Kern Canyon P-178

General information

Waterway  Kern 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-178
FERC project name Kern Canyon
Permit issued 2/20/09
Permit expiration 1/27/39

Ownership and operation

Owner Pacific Gas & Electric Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1921
Transmission or distribution system owner Pacific Gas & Electric Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 9.5 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 32,606.7 MWH

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