|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Run-of-river/Peaking|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-309|
|FERC project name||Piney|
Ownership and operation
|Owner||BP Piney & Deep Creek LLC|
|Owner type||Private Non-utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1924|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||Pennsylvania Electric Co|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||3|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||30.0 mW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||68,043.8 mWH|
The Piney Hydroelectric Project is located on the Clarion River, in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
The Project consists of a 16-mile long impoundment, a concrete gravity-arch dam with a maximum height of 139 feet, intake structures, and a powerhouse with three vertical Francis turbine-generator units.
The Piney Project, located approximately 3 miles southwest of the town of Clarion, was constructed in 1924.
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