GA

Lake Blackshear P-659

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-659
FERC project name Lake Blackshear
Permit issued 11/23/2008
Permit expires 10/27/2038

Ownership and operation

Owner Crisp County Power Comm
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1930
Transmission or distribution system owner Crisp County Power Comm

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 17.2 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 39,824.0 mWH

The project consists of a 4,612-foot-long and 46-foot-high Warwick Dam, and a 15-mile-long, 8,700-acre reservoir. The project is located on the Flint River, in southwest Georgia in Worth, Lee, Sumter, Dooly, and Crisp Counties.

 

Milestones

License Issued 11-28-2008

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