VT

Silver Lake P-11478

General information

Waterway  Sucker Brook
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-11478
Permit issued 2/21/2009
Permit expires 1/27/2039

Ownership and operation

Owner Central Vermont Pub Serv Corp
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1917
Transmission or distribution system owner Green Mountain Power Corp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 2.2 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 5,705.4 mWH

This is an original license under Part I of the Federal Power Act (FPA), to continue operation and maintenance of its unlicensed 2.2-megawatt (MW) Silver Lake Hydroelectric Project located on Sucker Brook in Addison County, Vermont. Although the project does not occupy any federal land, it is surrounded by the Green Mountain National Forest.

The existing Silver Lake Project includes the Sugar Hill storage reservoir and Goshen dam, Sucker Brook diversion dam, and Silver Lake Development, all of which are hydrologically connected.

 

Milestones

Original License Application Filed 05-09-1994
Draft EA Issued 08-29-1996
Final EA Issued 03-13-1997
License Issued 02-26-2009

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