ME

PPL Ellsworth Hydro Station P-2727

General information

Waterway  Union River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2727
FERC project name Ellsworth
Permit issued 12/23/87
Permit expiration 12/27/17

Ownership and operation

Owner Black Bear Hydro Partners LLC
Owner type Private Non-utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1924
Transmission or distribution system owner Emera Maine

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 8.9 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 31,014.5 mWH

News and updates

From Hydropower Reform Coalition9/15/2021

Celebrating a Decade of Recovery on the Elwha River

From South Yuba River Citizens League9/20/2021

Rising River Temps Imperil Threatened Salmon

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