NY

Parishville P-10461

General information

Waterway  West Branch St. Regis River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-10461
Permit issued 9/22/2002
Permit expires 8/27/2042

Ownership and operation

Owner Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1925
Transmission or distribution system owner Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 3.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 13,641.4 mWH

This project consists of 2.4-megawatt (MW) Parishville Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 10461) and 4.4-MW Allens Falls HydroelectricProject (FERC No. 10462) both located on the West Branch of St. Regis River in St. Lawrence County, New York.

The project provides an average annual generation of 34,730 megawatt-hours. The Parishville Project, furthest upstream, discharges into the Allens Falls Projectimpoundment.

The Parishville development consists of a dam, a 70-acre reservoir, a 2,561-foot-long penstock, a powerhouse housing a 2.4-MW turbine/generator unit, a 4.8-kV transmission line, and appurtenant facilities.

The Allens Falls development consists of a concrete gravity-type dam, a 108-acre reservoir, a 9,344- foot-long pipeline, a surge tank, an 886-foot-long penstock, a powerhouse housing a 4.4-MW turbine/generator unit, a 2.4-mile-long 115-kV transmission line, and appurtenant facilities.

The Settlement Agreement filed before FERC addresses multiple issues. The Settlement was signed by: Adirondack Mountain Club, American Rivers, American Whitewater, Erie Boulevard, New York Rivers United, New York State Conservation Council, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, St. Lawrence County, Town of Parishville, Trout Unlimited, US DOI, and US FWS

 

Milestones

Settlement Filed 09-11-2001
FEA Issued 08-08-2002
DEA Issued 03-22-2002
License Issued 09-27-2002

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