Meldahl Hydroelectric Project P-12667

General information

Waterway  Ohio River
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-12667
FERC project name Meldahl
Permit issued 6/20/08
Permit expiration 5/17/58

Ownership and operation

Owner City of Hamilton, Ohio
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 2016
Transmission or distribution system owner City of Hamilton - (OH)

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 105.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 434,206.3 MWH

The City of Hamilton, OH owns a FERC license for this 105 MW project which would be located at the Meldahl locs and dam on the Ohio River, near the City of Augusta in Bracken County, Kentucky.

The project will be operated in a run-of-river mode with the flows for operation of the project being controlled by US Army Corps.



License Application Filed 10-06-2006
EA Prepared 04-25-2008
License Issued 06-25-2008


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