Oswego Falls East P-5984

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-5984
FERC project name Oswego Falls
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 3/10/96
Permit expiration 2/25/36

Ownership and operation

Owner Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1914
Transmission or distribution system owner Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 6.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 24,164.2 MWH

The Oswego project is located on the Oswego River in the city of Fulton, Oswego County, New York at river mile (RM) 12.3. The project is located at the New York State Thruway Authority’s (NYSTA) Canal Corporation Lock and Dam No. 2.

Project facilities include two developments: the Oswego Falls East Development and the Oswego Falls West Development, located at Oswego Canal Lock No. 2. The two developments share a dam, spillways, and impoundment.


Application Filed 01-28-1988
DEA Issued 09-29-1994
License Issued 03-15-1996
Settlement Filed 02-18-2004

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