Hydro

California

28,945,000
Conventional Hydropower in MWh
199,038,000
Total Electricity in MWh
231,264,000
Total Renewable Energy in MWh
15%
Hydro as a % of the Total Energy
13%
Hydro as a % of the Renewable Energy
386
Total Powered Dams
North Hollywood

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: HY/PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 3.6

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 5.4

ONeill

Ownership: Reclamation

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 25.2

W R Gianelli

Ownership: Reclamation

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 424

Senator Wash

Ownership: Non-federal plant on Reclamation

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 7.2

Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 1300

Olivenhain-Hodges Pumped Storage

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 40

J S Eastwood

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 199.8

Castaic

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: HY/PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 56

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 1626

Helms Pumped Storage

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 1053

Edward C Hyatt

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: HY/PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 351

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 293.1

Thermalito

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: HY/PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 32.6

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 82.5

LAKE ELSINORE ADVANCED PUMPED STORA

Permittee: "NEVADA HYDRO COMPANY, INC."

Type of Permit: Pumped Storage Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 600

Waterway : SAN JACINTO RIVER

HIDDEN DAM

Permittee: "TELLURIDE ENERGY, LLC."

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 3

Waterway : LAKE HENSLEY & FRESNO RIVER

BUCHANAN DAM

Permittee: "TELLURIDE ENERGY, LLC."

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 2.48

Waterway : EASTMAN LAKE

SAN VICENTE PUMPED STORAGE

Permittee: SAN DIEGO CITY OF (CA)

Type of Permit: Pumped Storage Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 500

Waterway : CLOSED-LOOP

PEOPLE WEIR

Permittee: KINGS RIVER CONSERVATION DIST (CA)

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 0.59

Waterway : KINGS RIVER

BISHOP TUNGSTAR

Permittee: "TWAIN RESOURCES, LLC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 0.6

Waterway : MORGAN AND PINE CREEKS

SCHEELITE

Permittee: "TWAIN RESOURCES, LLC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 0.81

Waterway : PINE CREEK

PROSSER CREEK PROJECT

Permittee: PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 3.49

Waterway : PROSSER CREEK

BOCA PROJECT

Permittee: PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 1.6

Waterway : LITTLE TRUCKEE RIVER

29 Mile Creek Diversion

Owner: Larry Hensley

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.03

A G Wishon

Owner: Pacific Gas & Electric Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 12.8

Alamo

Owner: California Department of Water Resources

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 19.6

Alta

Owner: Pacific Gas & Electric Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1

Anderson

Owner: Santa Clara Valley Water District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.754

Angels

Owner: Utica Power Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.4

Arbuckle Mountain

Owner: "Arbuckle Mountain Hydro, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.4

Azusa

Owner: City of Pasadena

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3

B24 Hydroelectric Station Project

Owner: San Gabriel Valley Water Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.15