Hydro

Kentucky

3,450,000
Conventional Hydropower in MWh
80,345,000
Total Electricity in MWh
4,962,000
Total Renewable Energy in MWh
4%
Hydro as a % of the Total Energy
70%
Hydro as a % of the Renewable Energy
12
Total Powered Dams
CAVE RUN DAM

Permittee: "CAVE RUN ENERGY, LLC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 6

Waterway: LICKING RIVER

GREEN RIVER L & D NO. 5

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 7

Waterway: GREEN RIVER

GREEN RIVER L & D NO. 3

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 10

Waterway: GREEN RIVER

NOLIN LAKE DAM

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 7

Waterway: NOLIN RIVER

ROUGH RIVER LAKE

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 10

Waterway: ROUGH RIVER

TAYLORSVILLE LAKE DAM

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 3

Waterway: SALT RIVER

KENTUCKY RIVER L&D # 10

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 9

Waterway: KENTUCKY RIVER

KENTUCKY RIVER L&D # 8

Permittee: "ENERGY RESOURCES USA, INC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 11

Waterway: KENTUCKY RIVER

EVELYN HYDROELECTRIC STATION

Permittee: LOCK 13 HYDRO PARTNERS

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 2.8

Waterway: KENTUCKY RIVER

Barkley

Owner: USCE-Nashville District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 130

Laurel

Owner: USCE-Nashville District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 70

Wolf Creek

Owner: USCE-Nashville District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 270

Ohio Falls

Owner: Louisville Gas & Electric Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 85.2

Mother Ann Lee

Owner: Lock 7 Hydro Partners LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.8

Meldahl Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "City of Hamilton, Ohio"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 105

Smithland

Owner: "City of Marion, Kentucky"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 72

Cannelton

Owner: "American Municipal Power, INC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 80.01

Kentucky Dam

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 218.6

Dix Dam

Owner: Kentucky Utilities Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 28.2

Elmer Smith

Owner: Owensboro Municipal Utilities

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.903

Weisenberger Mill

Owner: WEISENBERGER MILLS INC (KY)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.056

DEWEY DAM

County: FLOYD

Water Source: JOHNS CREEK OF LEVISA FORK

Potential Capacity (MW): 14.500268

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

BARREN RIVER LAKE DAM

County: BARREN

Water Source: BARREN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 12.841347

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GREEN RIVER LOCK & DAM 2

County: MCLEAN

Water Source: GREEN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 11.555972

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 5

County: ANDERSON

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 11.536202

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GREEN RIVER LOCK & DAM 3

County: OHIO

Water Source: GREEN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 11.341338

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 8

County: JESSAMINE

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 11.162342

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

STEVE BOONE

County: HENRY

Water Source: TRIB-KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 11.114451

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 6

County: WOODFORD

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 10.248356

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KY RIVER LOCK & DAM NO 10

County: MADISON

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 10.065997

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 9

County: JESSAMINE

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 9.997083

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GREEN RIVER LAKE DAM

County: TAYLOR

Water Source: GREEN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 9.792292

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GREEN RIVER LOCK & DAM 1

County: HENDERSON

Water Source: GREEN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 7.956365

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

NOLIN LAKE DAM

County: EDMONSON

Water Source: NOLIN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 7.906448

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 11

County: ESTILL

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 7.898529

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GREEN RIVER LOCK & DAM 5

County: BUTLER

Water Source: GREEN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 7.267358

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 12

County: ESTILL

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 6.850507

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 13

County: LEE

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 6.826566

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

KENTUCKY RIVER LOCK & DAM 14

County: LEE

Water Source: KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 6.243889

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

CAVE RUN LAKE DAM

County: BATH

Water Source: LICKING RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 5.814163

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

FISHTRAP DAM

County: PIKE

Water Source: LEVISA FORK OF BIG SANDY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 5.681884

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GREEN RIVER LOCK & DAM 6

County: EDMONSON

Water Source: GREEN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 5.453677

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

ROUGH RIVER LAKE DAM

County: BRECKINRIDGE

Water Source: ROUGH RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 4.597692

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

TAYLORSVILLE LAKE DAM

County: SPENCER

Water Source: SALT RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 2.393936

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

BUCKHORN LAKE DAM

County: PERRY

Water Source: MIDDLEFORK KENTUCKY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 2.171644

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

GRAYSON DAM

County: CARTER

Water Source: LITTLE SANDY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.516787

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

YATESVILLE DAM

County: LAWRENCE

Water Source: BLAINE CREEK

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.260304

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

PAINTSVILLE DAM

County: JOHNSON

Water Source: PAINT CREEK

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.873236

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

MARTINS FORK DAM

County: HARLAN

Water Source: MARTINS FORK OF CUMBERLAND R.

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.598837

States: KY

Secondary State: KY

CORBIN RESERVOIR DAM

County: LAUREL

Water Source: LAUREL RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.534248

States: KY

Secondary State: KY