Orono B P-2710

General information

Waterway  Penobscot River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2710
FERC project name Orono
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 12/3/05
Permit expiration 3/27/48

Ownership and operation

Owner Black Bear Hydro Partners LLC
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 2013
Transmission or distribution system owner Emera Maine

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 3.9 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 26,524.2 mWH

The Orono Hydroelectric Project is one of the three projects included in the the Penobscot River Restoration Agreement. The other two are: Stillwater Hydroelectric Project (P-2712) and Medway Hydroelectric Project (P-2666).

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