Swift 1 P-2111

General information

Waterway  Lewis 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-2111
FERC project name Swift No. 1
Permit issued 6/21/08
Permit expiration 5/27/58

Ownership and operation

Owner PacifiCorp
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1958
Transmission or distribution system owner PacifiCorp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 240.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 678,888.2 mWH

The Swift No. 1 (P-2111) obtained its license in combination with three other projects: Yale (P-2071), Merwin (P-935), and Swift No. 2 (P-2213). Collectively, these projects have once license are known as Lewis River Projects

PacifiCorp’s Swift No. 1 Project is the furthest upstream and largest project in the Lewis River system.

The project includes a 412-foot-high, 2,100-foot-long embankment structure, impounding an 11.5-mile-long, 4,600-acre reservoir




License Issued 06-26-2008

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