Through a letter sent last week, the Department of Interior (DOI) has requested FERC for a rehearing of the decision to issue an amended license that allows for operation of hydrokinetic project on th...
Mississippi Lock & Dam No 2 : P-4306
- Mississippi R
- 4.00 MW
- HASTINGS CITY OF (MN)
In 2008, the City of Hastings and Hydro Green Energy collaborated to add two hydrokinetic turbines in the existing project and requested FERC for approval.
FERC approved the request in December 2008 by amending the existing license.
This is the first in-river hydrokinetic project that makes use of hydrokinetic turbines to generate electricity.
|License Amended to Approve Installation of Hydrokinetic Turbines||12-13-2008|
Many stakeholders are asking for a detailed and comprehensive analysis to fully understand the impacts of hydrokinetic projects.