Piney P-309

General information

Waterway  Clarion River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river/Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-309
FERC project name Piney
Permit issued 8/29/04
Permit expiration 8/27/34

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.



License Issued 09-03-2004

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