Hydro

Colorado

1,918,000
Conventional Hydropower in MWh
54,394,000
Total Electricity in MWh
25,225,000
Total Renewable Energy in MWh
4%
Hydro as a % of the Total Energy
8%
Hydro as a % of the Renewable Energy
67
Total Powered Dams
Mount Elbert

Ownership: Reclamation

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 200

Flatiron

Ownership: Reclamation

Type: HY/PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 86

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 8.5

Cabin Creek

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts : 300

A J Allen

Owner: BURFORD JUDITH A

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.008

Ames

Owner: Public Service Co of Colorado

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3.6

Betasso

Owner: Boulder City of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3

Big Thompson

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 4.5

Blue Mesa

Owner: Reclamation Upper Colorado Region (UC)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 86.4

Boulder Canyon Hydro

Owner: Boulder City of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5

Boulder City Lakewood Hydro

Owner: Boulder City of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3.5

Boulder City Silver Lake Hydro

Owner: Boulder City of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3.3

Bridal Veil

Owner: NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.5

Cabin Creek

Owner: Public Service Co of Colorado

Type: Pumped Storage

Capacity : 300

Carter Hydro

Owner: Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 2.6

Cascade

Owner: Colorado Springs Utilities

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.9

Cortez Micro Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "City of Cortez, Colorado"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.24

Crooke's Falls Diversion

Owner: Dan L. Plies

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.525

Crystal

Owner: Reclamation Upper Colorado Region (UC)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 28

Dillon Hydro Plant

Owner: Denver City & County of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.8

Dividers Hydroelectric Project

Owner: Grand Valley Irrigation Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.185

Dodd Hydroelectric Facility Project

Owner: Left Hand Water District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.3

Drop 5

Owner: Drop 5 Hydro LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 2.4

Estes

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 45

Flatiron

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro/Pumped Storage

Capacity : 94.5

FMC 33B Micro-hydro Project

Owner: Joseph W. Yeamans

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.005

Foothills Hydro Plant

Owner: Denver City & County-Foothills

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3.1

Georgetown

Owner: Public Service Co of Colorado

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.2

Granby Dam

Owner: Northern Water Conservancy District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.2

Grand Valley

Owner: Grand Valley Water Users Association

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3

Green Mountain

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 26

Gross

Owner: Denver City & County of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 7.8

Hillcrest Pump Station

Owner: Denver City & County of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 2

Hotchkiss Powerhouse

Owner: Town of Hotchkiss

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.06

Humphreys Hydroelectric Project

Owner: Wagon Wheel Associates

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.31

Jackson Gulch

Owner: Mancos Water Conservancy District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.254

Kohler Powerhouse

Owner: City of Boulder

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.15

Lemon

Owner: Florida Water Conservancy District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.12

Longmont

Owner: City of Longmont

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.6

Lower Molina

Owner: Reclamation Upper Colorado Region (UC)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5.6

Manitou Springs

Owner: Colorado Springs City of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5.6

Maroon Creek

Owner: City of Aspen

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.42

Marys Lake

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 8.1

Maxwell Powerhouse

Owner: City of Boulder

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.068

Mayflower Mill Project

Owner: San Juan County Historical Society

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.011

McPhee

Owner: Dolores Water Conservancy District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.2