Pillager P-2663

General information

Waterway  Crow Wing
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-2663
Permit issued 4/22/1998
Permit expires 3/27/2028

Ownership and operation

Owner Minnesota Power Inc
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917
Transmission or distribution system owner ALLETE, Inc.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 1.6 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 9,510.5 mWH

The project consists of a concrete gravity dam with a powerhouse having an installed capacity of 1.52 MW. The project generates on average about 8,890 MWh annually.

The dam is ia 362-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a maximum height of 28 ft.

News and updates

From Trout Unlimited1/12/2021

It’s time for the lower Snake River dams to go

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