Spier Falls P-2482

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2482
Permit issued 9/20/2002
Permit expires 8/27/2042

Ownership and operation

Owner Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1924
Transmission or distribution system owner Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 56.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 230,331.1 mWH

This project consists of two developments- the Spier Falls development and the Sherman Island development.

The proejct is located on the Hudson River, in Saratoga and Warren Counties, New York.

Spier Falls and Sherman Island are operated in a peaking mode in tandem.


License Issued 09-25-2002
License Amendment 04-24-2007
Production Tax Credit Certification 10-27-2008