Peshtigo P-2581

General information

Waterway  Peshtigo 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-2581
Permit issued 6/21/1997
Permit expires 5/27/2037

Ownership and operation

Owner Wisconsin Public Service Corp
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1920

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 0.6 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 3,226.0 mWH

This project is located on the Peshtigo River in Marinette County, Wisconsin.

The Peshtigo Project consists of a dam and spillway, 460-acre reservoir, powerhouse, and appurtenant facilities. The Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, which operates this project, owns 0.77 acre of land surrounding the reservoir and powerhouse areas. This run-of-river project produces about 3.5 GWh of electricity annually.

News and updates

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