CT

Scotland Dam P-2662

General information

Waterway  Shetucket 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-2662
Permit issued 11/16/2013
Permit expires 10/27/2053

Ownership and operation

Owner FirstLight Power Resources Services LLC
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1937
Transmission or distribution system owner Connecticut Light & Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 2.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 6,486.2 mWH

The Scotland Project is upstream of the Occum and Taftville dams on the Shetucket River, and Greeneville dam on the Thames River. All three of the dams are equipped with upstream and downstream fish passage facilities for resident, anadromous, and catadromous species.

 

Milestones

License Application Filed 08-31-2010
Final Environmental Impact Assessment Issued 01-16-2013
License Issued 11-21-2013