Morgan Falls P-2237

General information

Waterway  Chattahoochee River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2237
FERC project name Morgan Falls
Permit issued 5/17/08
Permit expiration 2/24/39

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.



License Issued 05-22-2008
License Expires 02-28-2039

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