Robert Moses-Niagara : P-2216

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Waterway: Niagara R

Authorized capacity: 2755.5 mW

License issued: 3/15/2007
License expires: 8/31/2057

Licensee: New York Power Authority

The Niagara Project was specifically authorized by Congress in the Niagara
Redevelopment Act of 1957 and is governed by two treaties ( Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 between the United States and Canada and Niagara River Water Diversion Treaty of 1950) and project-specific legislation.

The existing Niagara Project is located in Niagara County, New York, on the Niagara River, a 35-mile-long waterway that connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and is an international boundary water between the United States and Canada.

The project has two developments: the 2,515.5-MW conventional Robert Moses development and the 240-MW Lewiston pumped storage development.



License Application Filed 08-18-2005
Settlement Filed 08-19-2005
DEIS Issued 06-14-2006
FEIS Issued 12-29-2006
License Order Issued and Settlement Approved 03-15-2007