To protect, restore, and sustain the natural and human environment in Amador and Calaveras counties for the benefit of current and future generations.

Organization scope

Amador and Calaveras Counties, CA

Contact

Shane Dante
(209) 223-3508
Shane@foothillconservancy.org

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Wild and Scenic Mokelumne River

 

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9/17/2020

GreenGen pumped storage holds virtual open house

As we’ve discussed in the previous newsletter, a private company called GreenGen Storage LLC is proposing to build a pumped-storage hydroelectric project on the Mokelumne River. It would use existing PG&E dams and reservoirs, and possibly expand some of them. The project would move water from either Upper Bear River Reservoir or Lower Bear River Reservoir to […]

9/17/2018

Mokelumne “Water Battery” Project to begin studies

Courtesy photo: GreenGen Storage Some years ago, PG&E was studying a pumped-storage hydroelectric project on the Mokelumne River. The power project would have used Upper Bear River Reservoir, Lower Bear River Reservoir, or a new reservoir on Cole Creek as its upper reservoir, and Salt Springs Reservoir as the lower reservoir. The two reservoirs would be […]