Upper Falls P-2545

General information

Waterway  Spokane River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2545
FERC project name Spokane River
Other projects with this FERC number
Permit issued 6/13/09
Permit expiration 5/27/59

Ownership and operation

Owner Avista Corp
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1922
Transmission or distribution system owner Avista Corp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 10.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 65,556.2 MWH

The Spokane River project consists of a series of seven dams on the Spokane River between Coeur d’Alene Lake in Idaho and its confluence with the Columbia River in Washington.

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