NY

Minetto P-2474

General information

Waterway  Oswego River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river/Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2474
Permit issued 11/25/2004
Permit expires 10/27/2044

Ownership and operation

Owner Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1915
Transmission or distribution system owner Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 5
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 10.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 34,594.7 mWH

The project is located on the Oswego River, in Oswego County, New York and does not occupy any federal lands. The project consists of three developments.

The Fulton development consists of a 509-foot-long, 15-foot-high concrete dam, a33-acre reservoir, a 1,850-foot-long bypassed reach, and a powerhouse containing twogenerating units with a combined installed capacity of 1.25 MW.

The Minetto development consists of a 500-foot-long, 22.5-foot-high concretedam, a 350-acre reservoir, and a powerhouse containing five generating units with acombined installed capacity of 8.0 MW.

The Varick development consists of a 730-foot-long, 13-foot-high masonry gravitydam, a 32-acre reservoir, a 1,940-foot-long bypassed reach, and a powerhouse containing four generating units with a combined installed capacity of 8.8 MW.

 

Milestones

License Application Filed 12-09-1991
DEA Issued 11-24-1999
FEA Issued 12-06-2001
License Issued 11-30-2004
Offer of Settlement Filed 02-19-2004

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