Wister Power seeks permit on 6-MW Oklahoma hydro project

Wister Power LLC filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a preliminary permit for the proposed, 6-MW Wister Lake Hydroelectric Project in LeFlore County, Okla.

The project, on an existing U.S. Corps of Engineers dam, will operate in a “run-of-river” mode and harness water that currently is released from Wister Lake. The project would include five inline generation units, each with a capacity of 1.2 MW, and with a total capacity of 6 MW.

The estimated average annual energy output is 16 GWh.

A project contact is: Magnús Jóhannesson, America Renewables LLC, 46 Peninsula Center, Ste E, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274, Phone: 310-699-6400, Email mj@americarenewables.com.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.