Yards Creek P-2309

General information

Waterway  Yards Creek
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2309
FERC project name Yards Creek Pumped Storage
Permit issued 5/4/13
Permit expiration 4/26/53

Ownership and operation

Owner Jersey Central Power & Lt Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (pumped storage) 1965
Transmission or distribution system owner Jersey Central Power & Lt Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 453.0 MW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 559,235.6 MWH

This is a 400 MW pumped storage project located in Warren County, NJ in the townships of Blairstown and Hardwick.

The project is located on Yards Creek, a tributary to the Paulinskill River, which is a tributary to the Delaware River.

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