ME

McKay P-2572

General information

Waterway  West Branch Penobscot River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2572
Permit issued 10/17/1996
Permit expires 9/26/2026

Ownership and operation

Owner Great Lakes Hydro America LLC
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917
Transmission or distribution system owner Emera Maine

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 37.6 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 197,413.5 mWH

Please see additional project information in this 2020 factsheet created by Kaitlyn Raffier, Sharon Klein, and Emma Fox as part of the Future of Dams collaborative research project between the University of Maine, University of New Hampshire, and others.