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

Barney Creek

Owner: James Walker Sievers

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.068

Big Fork

Owner: PacifiCorp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 4.1

Black Eagle

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 24

Boulder Creek

Owner: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.35

Broadwater Power Project

Owner: Montana Dept-Natural Res&Consv

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 9.7

Canyon Ferry

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 49.8

Cascade Creek

Owner: James Walker Sievers

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.075

Cochrane

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 60.4

Flint Creek Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "Granite County, MT"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 2

Fort Peck

Owner: USCE-Missouri River District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 179.7

Hauser

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 17.7

Holter

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 38.4

Hungry Horse

Owner: Reclamation Pacific Northwest Region (PN)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 428

Lake Creek

Owner: Champion International Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 4.5

Libby

Owner: USCE-North Pacific Division

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 525

Libby PRV Station Hydroelectric Project

Owner: "City of Libby, Montana"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.018

Little Gold Diversion

Owner: Boulder Hydro Limited Partnership

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.45

Lower South Fork Irrigation Project

Owner: Lower South Fork LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.47

Lower Turnbull Drop Project

Owner: "Turnbull Hydro, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 7.7

Madison

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 8.8

Morony

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 63

Mystic Lake

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 12

North Willow Creek Diversion

Owner: Gerald and Glenda Ohs

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.4

Noxon Rapids

Owner: Avista Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 487.8

Philipsburg Lower

Owner: Town of Phillipsburg

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.1

Philipsburg Upper

Owner: Town of Phillipsburg

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.1

Pine Creek

Owner: Allen Rae Carter

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.373

Potter Creek

Owner: Gary E. Hall and Rita C. Hall

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.00005

Rainbow

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 59

Ross Creek Diversion

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

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.597

Ryan

Owner: Northwestern Coporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 52.8

Selis Ksanka Qlispe

Owner: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 227.8

South Dry Creek Hydro

Owner: Hydrodynamics Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 2

Strawberry Creek

Owner: South Dry Creek Partnership

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.275

Thompson Falls

Owner: Northwestern Corporation

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 98.1

Tiber

Owner: Tiber Montana LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 7.5

Upper Pine Creek

Owner: G Wesley White

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.012

Upper Turnbull Drop Project

Owner: "Turnbull Hydro, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5.3

Whitefish - Third Creek Diversion

Owner: City of Whitefish

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.19

Wisconsin Noble

Owner: Wisconsin-Noble Limited Partnership

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.5

Yellowtail

Owner: Reclamation Great Plains Region (GP)

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 278.2

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