Winton P-469

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-469
FERC project name Winton
Permit issued 4/10/04
Permit expiration 3/27/44

Ownership and operation

Owner Minnesota Power Inc
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1923
Transmission or distribution system owner ALLETE, Inc.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 19,035.6 MWH

Application for a subsequent hydropower license (re-license). The project is located on the Kawishiwi River near the City of Ely, in Lake and St. Louis Counties, Minnesota.

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