FERC has certified the Pit 3, 4 & 5 hydroelectric projects on the Pit River in California to be eligible for production tax credits (PTC) under the Energy Policy Act of 2005.In July 2007, PG&E...
Pit 3, 4, & 5 : P-233
- Pit R
- 312.33 MW
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- PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
This 312.33-megawatt (MW) project is located on the Pit River in Shasta County, California.
The Pit 3, 4, 5 Project occupies 4,330 acres, of which 3,259 acres are owned by PG&E, 746 acres are part of the Shasta National Forest, and 325 are privately owned.
The project consists of three developments, with a total of four dams, four reservoirs, three powerhouses. The developments extend along the Pit River, with Pit 3 the furthest upstream and Pit 5 the furthest downstream.
|401 Water Quality Certification issued||08-15-2006|
|SWRCB issues draft 401 certification||12-21-2005|
|FERC files final EIS.||06-21-2004|
|Final license application filed with FERC||11-04-2003|
|Settlement signed with FERC. Read CHRC member press release: http://www.calhrc.org/articles%20and%20reports/PitRiverRelease%2010||10-31-2003|
Type of proceeding: Hybrid
Recreational values: Recreation flows in Pit 5