Prairie River P-2361

General information

Waterway  Prairie Creek
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2361
FERC project name Prairie River
Permit issued 9/25/93
Permit expiration 12/27/23

Ownership and operation

Owner Minnesota Power Inc
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1920
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 1.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 2,479.6 mWH

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