Pierce Mill P-6597
|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-6597|
|FERC project name||Monadnock Paper Mills|
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Ownership and operation
|Owner||Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc.|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1915|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||2|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||0.8 mW|
The 1.9 MW Monadnock Project is located on the Contoocook River (a tributary of the Merrimack River), in the communities of Peterborough, Greenfield, Hancock, and Bennington in the southern central region of New Hampshire. The Project is located approximately 30 miles west of Manchester, New Hampshire and approximately 37 miles southwest of Concord, New Hampshire.
The 1.889-MW Monadnock Project consists of four developments: Powder Mill, Monadnock, Pierce, and Paper Mill (listed from upstream to downstream). The Powder Mill Development is a storage development that includes a dam and impoundment, but no generating facilities. The Monadnock, Pierce, and Paper Mill Developments operate in a run-of-river mode and each includes a dam, powerhouse, and impoundment.
|Draft Proposed Study Plan Filed||10-23-2009|
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