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Penacook Upper Falls Hydro P-6689

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-6689
FERC project name Penacook Upper Falls
Permit issued 11/30/84
Permit expiration 11/26/24

Ownership and operation

Owner Briar-Hydro Associates
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1986
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 3.4 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 15,694.5 mWH