|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Peaking|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-2694|
|FERC project name||Queens Creek|
Ownership and operation
|Owner||Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC|
|Owner type||Investor-Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1949|
|Transmission or distribution system owner||Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC|
Power and generating capacity
|Number of units||1|
|Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant||1.4 MW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||3,260.7 MWH|
The Queens Creek project is located on Queens Creek, 1.5 miles upstream of its confluence with the Nantahala River, near the town of Topton in Macon county, NC.
A settlement agreement between Nantahala Power & Light, NC DENR, NC WRC for the project was filed on October 30, 2000.
|Settlement Agreement Filed||10-30-2000|
|Draft EA Issued||07-27-2001|
|Final EA Issued||01-29-2002|
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