The city of Loveland in Colorado to abandon hydropower facility

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Dec. 16 put out for notice a Nov. 12 application by the city of Loveland, Colo., to abandon the license for a damaged hydroelectric facility.

The facility is called the Loveland Hydroelectric Project, and it is located on the Big Thompson River in Larimer County, Colorado.

“The applicant proposes to surrender the license for the Loveland Hydroelectric Project due to severe damage to the powerhouse, Idylwilde Dam, and other project features as a result of flooding in September 2013,” FERC noted. “As part of the Surrender, the applicant intends to remove certain project facilities and abandon in place other features.”

An applicant contact is: Steve Adams, Loveland Light and Power, 200 North Wilson St., Building 1, Loveland, CO 80537, (303) 962-3400.

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