WA

Newhalem P-2705

General information

Waterway  Newhalem Creek, Skagit 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-2705
FERC project name Newhalem Creek
Permit issued 2/2/1997
Permit expires 1/27/2027

Ownership and operation

Owner Seattle City of
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1970
Transmission or distribution system owner City of Seattle - (WA)

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 2.3 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 3,676.0 mWH

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The Newhalem Hydroelectric Project is located on the south bank of the Skagit River, in the town of Newhalem, WA. The project is within the Ross Lake National Recreation Area.

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