Hydro

Massachusetts

770,000
Conventional Hydropower in MWh
32,453,000
Total Electricity in MWh
12,438,000
Total Renewable Energy in MWh
2%
Hydro as a % of the Total Energy
6%
Hydro as a % of the Renewable Energy
78
Total Powered Dams
Bear Swamp

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts: 600

Northfield Mountain

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts: 940

COCHRANE DAM

Permittee: NEW ENGLAND HYDROPOWER CO. LLC

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 0.17

Waterway: CHARLES RIVER

WATERSHOPS POND

Permittee: "CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, MA"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 0.145

Waterway: MILL RIVER

CAPE COD CANAL AND BOURNE TIDAL

Permittee: MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY COLL OF NE

Type of Permit: HydroKinetic-Tidal Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 0.025

Waterway: CAPE COD CANAL

Turners Falls

Owner: FirstLight Power Resources Services LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 5.2

Cabot

Owner: FirstLight Power Resources Services LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 61.8

Turners Falls

Owner: FirstLight Power Resources Services LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.937

Hadley Falls

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 33.4

Boatlock

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.1

Beebe Holbrook

Owner: Holyoke Water Power Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.516

Skinner

Owner: Holyoke Water Power Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.3

Cabot Holyoke

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2.6

Holyoke No. 4 Hydro Station

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas & Electric Department

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.75

Riverside

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 7.5

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.5

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.3

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.5

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.3

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.3

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.5

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.5

Harris Energy Realty

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.4

Chemical

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.6

Deerfield 5

Owner: "TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc.,"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 17.5

Deerfield 2

Owner: "TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc.,"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 4.8

Deerfield 3

Owner: "TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc.,"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 4.8

Deerfield 4

Owner: "TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc.,"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 4.8

Sherman

Owner: "TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc.,"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 7.2

Gardners Falls

Owner: NAEA Energy Massachusetts LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.5

Northfield Mountain

Owner: FirstLight Power Resources Services LLC

Type: Pumped Storage

Capacity: 940

International Paper Woronoco Mill

Owner: "Swift River Hydro Operations Co., Inc"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2.6

Bear Swamp

Owner: Brookfield Power New England

Type: Pumped Storage

Capacity: 600

Fife Brook

Owner: Brookfield Power New England

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 11.2

Boott Hydropower

Owner: Boott Hydropower Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 22.9

Swamp Locks

Owner: "Boott Hydropower, Inc. & Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Facility Trust"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.975

Lower Pawtucket Locks

Owner: "Boott Hydropower, Inc. & Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Facility Trust"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 5.94

Lawrence Hydroelectric Associates

Owner: Lawrence Hydroelectric Assoc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 14.8

Merrimac Paper

Owner: Merrimac Paper Co Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.6

Merrimac Paper

Owner: Merrimac Paper Co Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.3

Merrimac Paper

Owner: Merrimac Paper Co Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.6

Pioneer Hydro Electric Co Inc

Owner: Ware River Power Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.595

Chicopee Hydroelectric Station

Owner: O'Connell Engineering&Fin Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2.4

Collins Facility

Owner: Collins Hydroelectric Partners

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.2

Riverdale Mills

Owner: Riverdale Mills Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.1

Dwight

Owner: NAEA Energy Massachusetts LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.2

Redbridge

Owner: NAEA Energy Massachusetts LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.6

Putts Bridge

Owner: NAEA Energy Massachusetts LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.2

Indian Orchard

Owner: NAEA Energy Massachusetts LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.7

Cosgrove Intake and Power Station

Owner: Massachusetts Water Res Auth

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.2

Oakdale Power Station

Owner: Massachusetts Water Res Auth

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.5

Deer Island Treatment Plant

Owner: Massachusetts Wtr RAuth-Deer I

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2

Cobble Mountain

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 33

Pepperell Hydro Power Plant

Owner: "Swift River Hydro Operations Co., Inc"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2.2

Winsor Dam Power Station

Owner: Massachusetts Water Res Auth

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.2

West Springfield

Owner: "A & D Hydro, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.4

Glendale

Owner: "Littleville Power Company, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.192

Willow Mill

Owner: MeadWestvaco Corporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.1

Crescent Mills

Owner: "Littleville Power Company, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.5

Centennial Island

Owner: Centennial Island Hydroelectric Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.64

Tremont

Owner: "Town of Wareham, MA"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.225

South Barre Mill Pond

Owner: South Barre Hydro Electric Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.275

North Village Pond

Owner: "Webster Hydro Electric Company, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.4

Old Sturbridge Village

Owner: Old Sturbridge Village

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.068

New Home

Owner: Mini-Watt Hydroelectric LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.415

Russell Mill Pond

Owner: Michael & Janice Goodman

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.015

Assabet

Owner: "Acton Hydro Company, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.178

West Dudley

Owner: "A & D Hydro, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.346

Hunts Pond

Owner: "O'Connell Engineering & Financial, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.12

Methuen Falls

Owner: Methuen Falls Hydro Electric Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.357

Tannery Pond

Owner: "French River Land Company, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.189

Powder Mill

Owner: South Barre Hydro Electric Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.12

Aqueduct Transfer Hydro Station

Owner: Massachusetts Water Resource Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.75

Ashley Reservoir Hydro Station

Owner: "City of Pittsfield, MA"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.225

Cresticon Upper

Owner: L.P. Athol Corporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.25

Cresticon Lower

Owner: L.P. Athol Corporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.25

Station No. 5 Powerhouse

Owner: City of Holyoke Gas & Electric Department

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.79

Russell

Owner: Indian River Power Supply LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.8

Ring Shop

Owner: "Alternatives Unlimited, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.047

Ice House

Owner: "Ice House Partners, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.28

Loring Road Hydro Plant

Owner: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.2

Byron Weston

Owner: Crane and Company

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.25

Coltsville Flow Control Station

Owner: "City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.066

Congamond Lakes \ South Dike

County: Hampden

Water Source: Congamond Lake

Potential Capacity (MW): 2.057338

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

Rising Paper Co. Dam

County: Berkshire

Water Source: Housatonic River

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.330875

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

BIRCH HILL DAM

County: WORCESTER

Water Source: MILLERS RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.170506

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

LITTLEVILLE DAM

County: HAMPDEN

Water Source: WESTFIELD RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.079341

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

WESTVILLE DAM

County: WORCESTER

Water Source: QUINEBAUG RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.026155

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

Columbia Mill

County: Berkshire

Water Source: Housatonic River

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.578583

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

Talbot Mills Dam

County: Middlesex

Water Source: Concord River

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.516442

States: MA

Secondary State: MA

Newton Upper Falls Dam

County: Middlesex

Water Source: Charles River

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.513651

States: MA

Secondary State: MA