|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Reregulating, Run-of-river|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-1862|
|FERC project name||Nisqually River|
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Ownership and operation
|Owner||Tacoma City of|
|Owner type||Publicly Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1912|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||City of Tacoma - (WA)|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||6|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||64.0 mW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||322,915.3 mWH|
The Nisqually Hydroelectric Project includes Alder Dam and La Grande Dam on the Nisqually River. The first hydropower project was constructed in 1912 and replaced by the current two-dam project in 1945.
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