Packwood P-2244

General information

Waterway  Cowlitz River
 Lake Creek
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2244
FERC project name Packwood Lake
Permit issued 7/2/60
Permit expiration 2/24/10

Ownership and operation

Owner Energy Northwest
Owner type State
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1964
Transmission or distribution system owner PUD No 1 of Lewis County

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 27.5 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 96,062.7 MWH

The existing project is on Lake Creek, a tributary to Cowlitz River, in Lewis County in southwestern Washington near Packwood. The project consists of a 452-acre natural lake Packwood.

The project occupies 511.65 acres of U.S. Departmentof Agriculture, Forest Service (Forest Service) land (administered by the Gifford PinchotNational Forest).

The 26.125 MW project produces about 92,000 MWh of generation annually.



FEA Released 07-01-2009
Application for New License Filed 02-25-2008

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