Raccoon Mountain

General information

Waterway  Tennessee River Nickajack Rese
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Type of permit TVA

Ownership and operation

Owner Tennessee Valley Authority
Owner type TVA
Year first online (pumped storage) 1978
Transmission or distribution system owner Tennessee Valley Authority

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 1,713.6 mW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 2,271,912.7 mWH

News and updates

From American Rivers2/18/2021

69 Dams Removed in 2020

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