CA

New Melones

General information

Waterway  Stanislaus River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit Reclamation

Ownership and operation

Owner Reclamation Mid Pacific Region (MP)
Owner type Reclamation
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1979
Transmission or distribution system owner WAPA-- Western Area Power Administration

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 300.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 425,841.8 mWH

News and updates

From California Sportfishing Protection Alliance4/29/2021

CSPA Comments on State Water Board’s Response to Climate Change

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