Ludington P-2680

General information

Waterway  Lake Michigan
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2680
FERC project name Ludington Pumped Storage
Permit issued 7/25/69
Permit expiration 6/26/19

Ownership and operation

Owner Consumers Energy Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (pumped storage) 1973
Transmission or distribution system owner ITC Transmission

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 6
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 1,978.8 MW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 2,194,703.1 MWH

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