Lake Hodges Hydroelectric Facility P-12473

General information

Waterway  Olivenhain Reservoir
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Canal/Conduit
Type of permit FERC Exemption

FERC information

FERC docket # P-12473
FERC project name Olivenhain-Hodges Pumped Storage
Permit issued 12/26/03

Ownership and operation

Owner San Diego County Water Authority
Owner type State
Year first online (pumped storage) 2012
Transmission or distribution system owner San Diego Gas & Electric Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 42.0 MW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 34,871.6 MWH

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