Hydro

Montana

10,183,000
Conventional Hydropower in MWh
28,153,000
Total Electricity in MWh
14,857,000
Total Renewable Energy in MWh
36%
Hydro as a % of the Total Energy
69%
Hydro as a % of the Renewable Energy
46
Total Powered Dams
Gordon Butte Pumped Storage Project

Ownership: Non-federal

Type: PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 0

Pumped Storage Megawatts: 400

FRESNO DAM

Permittee: "ALPINE PACIFIC UTILITIES HYDRO, LLC"

Type of Permit: Conventional Permit

Authorized Capacity (MW): 1.348

Waterway: MILK RIVER

Canyon Ferry

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 49.8

Hungry Horse

Owner: Reclamation Pacific Northwest Region (PN)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 428

Yellowtail

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 250

Tiber Dam Hydroelectric Plant

Owner: Tiber Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 7.5

A Drop

Owner: "Hydrodynamics, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.25

Lower Turnbull Drop Project

Owner: "Turnbull Hydro, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 7.7

Upper Turnbull Drop Project

Owner: "Turnbull Hydro, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 5.3

Clark Canyon Dam Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 4.7

Gibson Dam Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "Gibson Dam Hydroelectric Company, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 15

Woods Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "Hydrodynamics, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.9

Johnson Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "Hydrodynamics, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.7

Fort Peck

Owner: USCE-Missouri River District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 185.3

Libby

Owner: USCE-North Pacific Division

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 525

Kerr

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 207.6

Thompson Falls

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 88.1

Noxon Rapids

Owner: Avista Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 532.4

Morony

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 45.2

Ryan

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 49

Cochrane

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 60.4

Rainbow

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 36.6

Black Eagle

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 16.8

Holter

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 38.4

Hauser

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 17

Madison

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 8.8

Mystic

Owner: PPL Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 10

Lake Creek

Owner: Champion International Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 4.5

Big Fork

Owner: PacifiCorp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 4.1

Broadwater Power Project

Owner: Montana Dept-Natural Res&Consv

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 9.7

South Dry Creek Hydro

Owner: Hydrodynamics Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2

Cascade Creek

Owner: James Walker Sievers

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.075

Philipsburg Lower

Owner: Town of Phillipsburg

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.1

Philipsburg Upper

Owner: Town of Phillipsburg

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.1

Whitefish - Third Creek Diversion

Owner: City of Whitefish

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.19

Boulder Creek

Owner: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.35

Barney Creek

Owner: James Walker Sievers

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.068

North Willow Creek Diversion

Owner: Gerald and Glenda Ohs

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.4

Potosi

Owner: Potosi Generating Station

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.41

Strawberry Creek

Owner: South Dry Creek Partnership

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.275

Pine Creek

Owner: Howard and Mildred Carter

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.373

Little Gold Diversion

Owner: Boulder Hydro Limited Partnership

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.45

Upper Pine Creek

Owner: G Wesley White

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.012

Wisconsin Noble

Owner: Wisconsin-Noble Limited Partnership

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.5

Ross Creek Diversion

Owner: "Ross Creek Hydro, L.C."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.597

Flint Creek Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "Granite County, MT"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2

Potter Creek

Owner: Gary E. Hall and Rita C. Hall

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.00005

Lower South Fork Irrigation Project

Owner: Lower South Fork LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.47

EARTHQUAKE LAKE

County: MADISON

Water Source: MADISON RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 6.458062

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

FRESNO

County: HALL

Water Source: MILK RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 2.369538

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

VANDALIA DIVERSION

County: VALLEY

Water Source: MILK RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 2.06573

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

WEST FORK BITTERROOT (Painted Rocks)

County: RAVALLI

Water Source: WEST FORK OF BITTERROOT

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.899614

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

LAKE SHERBURNE

County: GLACIER

Water Source: SWIFTCURRENT CREEK

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.724097

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

TONGUE RIVER DAM

County: BIG HORN

Water Source: TONGUE RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.714317

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

SUN RIVER DIVERSION

County: "TETON, LEWIS AND CLARK"

Water Source: NORTH FORK SUN RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.340656

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

DODSON DIVERSION

County: PHILLIPS

Water Source: MILK RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.330634

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

SAINT MARYS DIVERSION DAM

County: GLACIER

Water Source: SAINT MARY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.151299

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

Crow

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.812054

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

SWIFT (PONDERA)

County: PONDERA

Water Source: BIRCH CREEK

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.774499

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

Hubbart

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.651284

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

RUBY DAM

County: MADISON

Water Source: RUBY RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.60898

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

COONEY DAM

County: CARBON

Water Source: RED LODGE CREEK

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.579232

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

NEVADA CREEK DAM

County: POWELL

Water Source: NEVADA CREEK

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.564373

States: MT

Secondary State: MT

LIMA

County: BEAVERHEAD

Water Source: RED ROCK RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.549572

States: MT

Secondary State: MT