|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Canal/Conduit|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-2722|
|FERC project name||Pioneer|
Ownership and operation
|Owner type||Investor-Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1910|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||PacifiCorp|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||2|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||5.0 mW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||16,067.4 mWH|
The 5-megawatt (MW) Pioneer Hydroelectric Project is located on the Ogden River near the City of Ogden, Weber County, Utah.
The water to operate the project comes from the Pineview dam, via the Ogden Canyon Conduit (flowline). The dam is owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR). However, the 5.5-mile-long flowline below the dam is jointly owned by PacifiCorp and the BOR. The flowline conveys water to the project’s surge tank and to water users downstream of the Pineview reservoir. A portion of the 5.5-mile-long flowline is located within the Cache National Forest, administered by the U.S. Forest Service (FS).
|License Application Filed||08-21-1998|
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