Rochester 2 P-2582

General information

Waterway  Genesee River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2582
Permit issued 2/17/1996
Permit expires 1/27/2036

Ownership and operation

Owner Rochester Gas & Electric Corp
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1960
Transmission or distribution system owner Rochester Gas & Electric Corp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 8.5 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 35,386.8 mWH

The project is located on the Genesee River in the City of Rochester in Monroe County, New York.

The project consists of 11-foot-high dam, a reservoir with a surface area of 16 acres, a powerhouse, and appurtenant facilities.

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