Snoqualmie P-2493

General information

Waterway  Snoqualmie 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-2493
FERC project name Snoqualmie Falls
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 6/24/04
Permit expiration 5/27/44

Ownership and operation

Owner Puget Sound Energy Inc
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1898
Transmission or distribution system owner Puget Sound Energy Inc

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 5
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 12.8 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 60,297.1 mWH

The Snoqualmie Falls Project consists of a diversion dam located 150 feet upstream from Snoqualmie Falls, and two powerhouses (Plants 1 and 2) with a total installed capacity of 44.4 MW.



License Issued 06-29-2004

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