Monadnock Paper Mills : P-6597

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Waterway: Contoocook R

Authorized capacity: 1.9 mW

License issued: 5/23/2014
License expires: 7/31/2044

Licensee: Monadnock Paper Mills Inc

The 1.9 MW Monadnock Project is located on the Contoocook River (a tributary of the Merrimack River), in the communities of Peterborough, Greenfield, Hancock, and Bennington in the southern central region of New Hampshire. The Project is located approximately 30 miles west of Manchester, New Hampshire and approximately 37 miles southwest of Concord, New Hampshire.

The 1.889-MW Monadnock Project consists of four developments:  Powder Mill, Monadnock, Pierce, and Paper Mill (listed from upstream to downstream).  The Powder Mill Development is a storage development that includes a dam and impoundment, but no generating facilities.  The Monadnock, Pierce, and Paper Mill Developments operate in a run-of-river mode and each includes a dam, powerhouse, and impoundment.


NOI Filed 05-11-2009
Draft Proposed Study Plan Filed 10-23-2009
EA Issued 07-13-2013
License Issued 05-23-2014