Penacook Lower Falls P-3342

General information

Waterway  Contoocook 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-3342
FERC project name Penacook Lower Falls
Permit issued 11/12/82
Permit expiration 10/27/22

Ownership and operation

Owner Briar-Hydro Associates
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1983
Transmission or distribution system owner Unitil Energy Systems

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.6 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 21,433.9 mWH

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