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New Badger P-2677


General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2677
FERC project name Badger-Rapide Croche
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 5/15/11
Permit expiration 4/27/61

Ownership and operation

Owner City of Kaukauna
Owner type Municipal
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1928
Transmission or distribution system owner City of Kaukauna

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 8.2 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 22,226.0 mWH

Download license summary for the Badger-Rapide Croche project.

The project is located on the Fox River in Outagamie County, Wisconsin and includes two developments. The project’s authorized capacity being licensed is 9.4 MW.

The Badger Development is located in the City of Kaukauna at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Kaukauna dam and is situated on the south side of the Fox River, approximately 1,800 feet downstream of the Corps’ Kaukauna dam. The Badger Development utilizes the head created by the 22-foot-high Kaukauna dam.
The Rapide Croche Development is located in the Town of Buchanan at the Corps’ Rapide Croche dam and is located approximately 4.5 miles downstream of the Badger Development, is integral to the Corps’ Rapide Croche dam. The Rapide Croche Development utilizes the head created by the 20-foot-high dam.

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