FERC seeks input on three Pennsylvania hydro projects

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission combined notice that it has accepted Original Major License applications from March 14 on three projects of hydropower developer Free Flow Power.

The applicants are FFP Missouri 5 LLC, FFP Missouri 6 LLC and Solia 6 Hydroelectric LLC. The proposed projects would be located at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams on the Ohio River in Allegheny and Beaver counties, Pa. FERC will take 60 days of public comment on each of the applications.

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

  • The Emsworth Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project would include four turbine-generator sets with a combined capacity of 24 MW. The average annual generation would be 101,300 megawatt-hours (MWh).
  • The proposed Emsworth Back Channel Dam Hydroelectric Project would include two turbine-generator units with a combined capacity of 12 MW. The average annual generation would be 53,500 MWh.
  • The Montgomery Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project would include three turbine-generator units with a combined capacity of 42 MW. The average annual generation would be 194,370 MWh.
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