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...
Kilarc - Cow Creek : P-606
- S Cow Cr
- 4.67 MW
- Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
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 project consists of two powerhouses and associated canals, penstocks and forebays.
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.
Check out PG&E's project website at https://www.kilarc-cowcreek.com/
|Synergics license application deadline||12-27-2006|
|Synergics to hold first public meeting in Whitmore. Contact Laura for details.||09-14-2005|
|Synergics submits Initial Information Package||07-19-2005|
|Synergics submits NOI to seek a license for this project||06-24-2005|
|PG&E withdraws FERC license application||03-23-2005|
|Draft application deadline||03-01-2001|
|Application for Surrender of License||03-13-2009|
Water quality issues: 2 cfs and 4 cfs in bypass reaches
Fishery values: spring run Chinook and steelhead runs, fish ladder on South fork
Other values: PG&E is currently studying decomissioning as an alternative to relicensing the project. For more information, call CHRC.