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    Hydroelectric Grid-Connected Electrical Generation Capacity


    Connected Utility and Plant Name Location Unit Code Status Year Status Type Capacity (kW)
    Total for Virginia: 3,089,906
    Appalachian Power Co. Total: 707,599
    Buck   1 1912 OP 2,835
    Buck   2 1912 OP 2,835
    Buck   3 1912 OP 2,835
    Byllesby   1 1912 OP 5,400
    Byllesby   2 1912 OP 5,400
    Byllesby   3 1912 OP 5,400
    Byllesby   4 1912 OP 5,400
    Claytor   1 1939 OP 18,750
    Claytor   2 1939 OP 18,750
    Claytor   3 1939 OP 18,750
    Claytor   4 1939 OP 18,750
    Leesville   1 1964 OP 20,000
    Leesville   2 1964 OP 20,000
    Niagara   1 1954 OP 1,200
    Niagara   2 1954 OP 1,200
    Reusens Lynchburg 1 1903 OP 2,500
    Reusens Lynchburg 2 1903 OP 2,500
    Reusens Lynchburg 3 1903 OP 2,500
    Reusens Lynchburg 4 1903 OP 2,500
    Reusens Lynchburg 5 1903 OP 2,500
    Smith Mountain   1 1965 OP 66,025
    Smith Mountain   2 1965 OP 150,100
    Smith Mountain   3 1980 OP 115,344
    Smith Mountain   4 1966 OP 150,100
    Smith Mountain   5 1966 OP 66,025
    BARC Electric Coop Total: 500
    Falling Spring Hot Springs 1 1949 OP 500
    Bedford Municipal Total: 5,000
    Snowden Bedford 4 1987 OP 2,500
    Snowden Bedford 5 1987 OP 2,500
    Chi Energy, Inc. (Aquenergy Systems) 6,800
    Fries Hydro   1 1933 OP 2,500
    Fries Hydro   2 1933 OP 1,000
    Fries Hydro   3 1933 OP 300
    Fries Hydro   4 1981 OP 3,000
    Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop Total: 300
    Meadow Creek   1 1938 OP 300
    City of Danville Total: 11,425
    Pinnacles Danville 1 1938 OP 3,375
    Pinnacles Danville 2 1938 OP 3,375
    Pinnacles Danville 3 1938 OP 3,375
    Georgia Pacific Corp. 3,900
    Big Island Big Island 1 1920 OP 300
    Big Island Big Island 2 1920 OP 300
    Big Island Big Island 3 1983 OP 500
    Big Island Big Island 4 1983 OP 500
    Big Island Big Island 5 1983 SB 500
    Big Island Big Island 6 1920 OP 600
    Big Island Big Island 7 1920 SB 600
    Big Island Big Island 8 1920 SB 600
    Greenwood Ironworks Total: 810
    Battersea   1 1991 OP 60
    Harvell   0 1993 OP 750
    Potomac Edision Co. Total: 7,210
    Luray   1 1927 OP 1,600
    Luray   2 1927 OP 400
    Luray   3 1927 OP 600
    Shenandoah   1 1925 OP 110
    Shenandoah   2 1925 OP 250
    Shenandoah   3 1929 OP 250
    Shenandoah   4 1929 OP 250
    Warren   1 1924 OP 850
    Warren   2 1924 OP 250
    Warren   3 1928 OP 250
    Newport   1 1923 OP 1,400
    Newport   2 1923 OP 400
    Newport   3 1925 OP 600
    Radford (City of) Total: 1,000
    Radford   1 1934 OP 1,000
    Rockfish Corp. Inc. 765
    Grove Mill   0 1984 OP 40
    Harris Bridge   0 1982 OP 400
    Old Mill Dam   0 1984 OP 150
    Whittle's Mill   0 1986 OP 175
    STS Hydropower Ltd. 4,500
    Schoolfield Danville 1 1990 OP 1,500
    Schoolfield Danville 2 1990 OP 1,500
    Schoolfield Danville 3 1990 OP 1,500
    Synergics Inc. 4,300
    Emporia Hydro   1 1986 OP 2,000
    Emporia Hydro   2 1986 OP 400
    Halifax   1 1915 OP 900
    Halifax   2 1915 OP 500
    Halifax   3 1915 OP 500
    Lakeview Dam   0 1988 OP 400
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Total: 218,200
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 1 1952 OP 12,000
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 2 1952 OP 32,000
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 3 1953 OP 32,000
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 4 1953 OP 32,000
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 5 1953 OP 32,000
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 6 1953 OP 32,000
    John H. Kerr Bodtom 7 1953 OP 32,000
    Philpott Bassett 1 1953 OP 6,800
    Philpott Bassett 2 1953 OP 6,800
    Philpott Bassett 3 1953 OP 600
    Virginia Power Co. Total: 2,108,100
    Bath County   1 1985 OP 350,100
    Bath County   2 1985 OP 350,100
    Bath County   3 1985 OP 350,100
    Bath County   4 1985 OP 350,100
    Bath County   5 1985 OP 350,100
    Bath County   6 1985 OP 350,100
    Cushaw   1 1930 OP 1,500
    Cushaw   2 1930 OP 1,500
    Cushaw   3 1930 OP 1,500
    Cushaw   4 1930 OP 1,500
    Cushaw   5 1930 OP 1,500
    Utility Not Listed Total: 10,307
    Appamatox Petersburg 0 1993 OP 3,000
    Battersea   1 1991 OP 60
    Broad Run   0 1987 OP 1,000
    Burnshire Dam   0 1982 OP 432
    Chapman Dam   0 1983 OP 300
    Coiner's Mill Dam   0 1983 OP 40
    Harvell   0 1993 OP 750
    Lower Occaquon   0 1950 OP 350
    Martinsville   1 1932 OP 300
    Martinsville   2 1932 OP 1,000
    Moomaw's Dam   0 1985 OP 475
    Rapidan Mill   0 1986 OP 105
    South Rivanna   0 1988 OP 1,070
    Upper Occaquon   0 1952 OP 1,000
    Walker Mill   0 1986 OP 425


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    Notes:
  • Includes units classified as operating status (OP = Operating; OS = out of Service; SB = standby; TS = Testing) only


  • Sources:
  • REPiS, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Number of Operating Plants with Total Capacity (kW) by State and Technology.



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