General information

Waterway  Columbia River
 Snake River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit US Army Corps of Engineers

Ownership and operation

Owner USCE-North Pacific Division
Owner type USACE
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1953
Transmission or distribution system owner Bonneville Power Administration

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 14
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 990.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 5,440,772.7 mWH

McNary Dam, Columbia River