Rochester 26 P-2584
|Current status||Active |
|Type of facility||Conventional Hydro|
|Mode of hydropower generation||Run-of-river|
|Type of permit||FERC License|
|FERC docket #||P-2584|
|FERC project name||Station 26|
Ownership and operation
|Owner||Rochester Gas & Electric Corp|
|Owner type||Investor-Owned Utility|
|Year first online (conventional hydro)||1952|
|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||3.0 mW|
|Average annual net hydropower generation||5,634.5 mWH|
Station No. 26 is located on the Genesee River, in the City of Rochester, Monroe County, New York.
This run of river project consists of a 25 foot high New York State barge canal dam (Court Street Dam), a 250-acre reservoir, a powerhouse containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of 3,000 kW, and appurtenant facilities.
A settlement on Water Quality Certification also addresses the following: construction activities and materials, and notification requirements; sediment and erosion control, sediment toxicity testing and disposal, and turbidity testing; modified run-of-river operation, impoundment drawdown restrictions, and maintenance of project impoundment levels; minimum flows and interruption of flows; streamflow monitoring; measures to protect fish from turbine-related mortality; wetlands studies; recreation access and development of a boat launch facility; and compliance with 401 conditions.
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