FERC accepts license app for 17-MW Pa. hydro project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said in a July 18 public notice that it has accepted a Feb. 3 Original Major License application from FFP Missouri 12 LLC for the 17-MW Allegheny Lock and Dam Number 2 project.

This hydropower facility would be located at the U.S. Army Corps of  Engineers’ Allegheny Lock and Dam Number 2 on the Allegheny River in Allegheny County, Pa. The deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status is 60 days from the date of this notice.

The project would include three Kaplan turbine-generator units with a combined installed capacity of 17,000 kW. The project is estimated to generate an average of 81,950 megawatt-hours annually.

An applicant contact is: Thomas Feldman, Vice President, Free Flow Power Corp., 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114, (978) 283-2822.

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