|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Pumped Storage|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Peaking|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-2355|
|FERC project name||Muddy Run Pumped Storage|
Ownership and operation
|Owner type||Wholesale Power Marketer|
|Year first online (pumped storage)||1967|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||PECO Energy Co|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||8|
|Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units||1,072.0 MW|
|Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant||1,542,392.7 MWH|
The Muddy Run Project is located 22 miles upstream of the Chesapeake Bay on the eastern side of the Susquehanna River, within Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Muddy Run is one of five projects located on the Lower Susquehanna River. The three projects upstream from the Muddy Run are: York Haven Project (P-1888), and Safe Harbor Project (P-1025), Holtwood (P-1881). The Conowinigo Conowingo Hydroelectric Project (P-405), downstream of the Muddy Run project, is currently seeking a new license.
|Water Quality Certification Issued||06-03-2014|
|Draft EIS Issued||07-30-2014|
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