On October 16, FERC revoked the license for East Juliette hydroelectric project on the Ocmulgee River in Georgia due to its repeated failure to construct fish passage facilities as required by its 1985 license.
In a final environmental Impact statement (FEIS) released on August 16, staff at Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have supported PG&E’s proposal to decommission the Kilarc-Cow project in Shasta County, California.
FERC Staff have prepared and issued a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed surrender of the Kilarc-Cow Creek project (P-606) by Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
The Kilarc-Cow Creek project totals 5 MW of electric capacity and is located in Shasta County on several upper branches of Cow Creek, a tributary to the Sacramento River. The Kilarc Powerhouse on Old Cow Creek was built in 1904 and has a capacity of 3.2 MW. The Cow Creek Powerhouse on South Cow Creek was built in 1907 and has a capacity of 1.8 MW.