Townsend Hydro P-3451

General information

Waterway  Beaver 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-3451
FERC project name Townsend
Permit issued 8/12/84
Permit expiration 7/27/24

Ownership and operation

Owner Beaver Falls Municipal Auth
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1987
Transmission or distribution system owner Duquesne Light Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 5.2 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 18,409.8 mWH

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