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Lake Creek P-2594

General information

Waterway  Kootenai River, Lake Creek
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2594
Permit issued 4/9/2011
Permit expires 11/26/2041

Ownership and operation

Owner Champion International Corp
Owner type Industrial
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 26,001.0 mWH

The Project consists of a concrete gravity dam (268 ft long and 44 ft high), a 30-acre reservoir with a storage capacity of 150 acre-feet, Powerhouse No. 1 containing a Francis-type, turbine-generating unit with a rated capacity of 1 MW, Powerhouse No. 2 containing a Francis-type, turbine-generating unit with a rated capacity of 3.5 MW, and other appurtenant facilities.

 

Milestones

Application Filed 07-17-2009

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