TN

Norris Dam

General information

Waterway  Tennessee River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit TVA

Ownership and operation

Owner Tennessee Valley Authority
Owner type TVA
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1936
Transmission or distribution system owner Tennessee Valley Authority

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 131.4 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 432,487.4 mWH

News and updates

From Hydropower Reform Coalition8/18/2022

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