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Loud P-2449

General information

Waterway  Au Sable River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Reregulating
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2449
FERC project name Loud
Permit issued 7/10/1994
Permit expires 6/26/2034

Ownership and operation

Owner Consumers Energy Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1913
Transmission or distribution system owner Consumers Energy Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 17,682.8 mWH
  • Two existing earth embankment dam sections
  • A concrete slab and buttress spillway section
  • An existing impoundment with a storage area of 1,056 acre-feet
  • A powerhouse containing 2 generating units
  • Transmission facilities, and appurtenant facilities
For a detailed description of this project and 10 others included in the Consumers Settlement Agreement, read this summary.