Lockport Powerhouse P-2866

General information

Waterway  Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal
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-2866
FERC project name Lockport
Permit issued 10/28/00
Permit expiration 11/26/31

Ownership and operation

Owner Metro Wtr Recl Dist Grtr Chi
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1999
Transmission or distribution system owner Commonwealth Edison Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 16.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 39,479.1 mWH

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