Seneca Falls P-2438

General information

Waterway  Seneca River/Canal
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-2438
Permit issued 2/8/1997
Permit expires 2/24/2037

Ownership and operation

Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 8.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 19,669.5 mWH

The Waterloo and Seneca Falls Project consists of two developments that are 4.2 miles apart: the Waterloo Development and the Seneca Falls Development. The project is located on the 12.6-mile-long Seneca River section of the New York State Barge Canal System (NYSBCS) between Seneca Lake and Cayuga Lake.

The projects are located on the Seneca River in Seneca, Yates, Schuyler, and Ontario Counties, New York.



License Application Filed 11-05-1993
DEA Issued 02-27-1996
License Issued 02-13-1997