Morgan Falls P-2237
|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Peaking|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-2237|
|FERC project name||Morgan Falls|
Ownership and operation
|Owner||Georgia Power Co|
|Owner type||Investor-Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1903|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||Georgia Power Co|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||7|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||16.8 mW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||33,650.3 mWH|
The project is located on the Chattahoochee River in Cobb and Fulton Counties, GA, about 36 miles downstream of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buford dam and 12.5 miles upstream of the city of Atlanta. Most of the flow entering the project comes from releases from the Corps’ upstream Buford dam and powerplant.
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