Hydro

North Carolina

4,529,000
Conventional Hydropower in MWh
131,486,000
Total Electricity in MWh
35,936,000
Total Renewable Energy in MWh
3%
Hydro as a % of the Total Energy
13%
Hydro as a % of the Renewable Energy
63
Total Powered Dams
Hiwassee Dam

Ownership: TVA

Type: HY/PS

Hydropower Megawatts: 70.6

Pumped Storage Megawatts: 95

Jordan

Owner: Jordan Hydroelectric L.P.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 8

Chatuge

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 13.2

Fontana Dam

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 254.7

Hiwassee Dam

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro/Pumped Storage

Capacity: 165.6

Walters

Owner: Progress Energy Carolinas Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 108

Roanoke Rapids

Owner: Virginia Electric & Power Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 100

Gaston

Owner: Virginia Electric & Power Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 177.6

Santeetlah

Owner: Alcoa Power Generating Inc Tapoco Div

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 45

Cheoah

Owner: Alcoa Power Generating Inc Tapoco Div

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 110

Falls

Owner: Alcoa Power Generating Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 31.4

Narrows

Owner: Alcoa Power Generating Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 108.8

Tuckertown

Owner: Alcoa Power Generating Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 42

High Rock

Owner: Alcoa Power Generating Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 33

Blewett

Owner: Progress Energy Carolinas Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 24.6

Tillery

Owner: Progress Energy Carolinas Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 84

Mountain Island

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 60

Cowans Ford

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 350

Lookout Shoals

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 25.8

Oxford

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 36

Rhodhiss

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 25.5

Bridgewater

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 20

Marshall

Owner: Progress Energy Carolinas Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 5

Bryson

Owner: Nantahala Power & Light Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.98

Dillsboro

Owner: Nantahala Power & Light Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.225

Franklin

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1

Spencer Mountain

Owner: Duke Energy Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.64

Mission

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.8

Tuckasegee

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3

Thorpe

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 21.6

Nantahala

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 43.2

Queens Creek

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.4

Tennessee Creek

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 10.8

Bear Creek

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 9

Cedar Cliff

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 6.4

Haw River Hydro

Owner: Haw River Hydro Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.5

High Shoals Hydro

Owner: Mills Shoals Hydro Co Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.8

Lockville Hydropower

Owner: "Brooks Energy, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.2

Sharp Falls

Owner: Blue Ridge Elec Member Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.2

Metropolitan Sewerage District

Owner: Metropolitan Sewerage District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 2.4

Ivy River Hydro

Owner: Madison Hydro Partners

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.2

Avalon/Mayo Hydropower

Owner: Avalon/Mayo Hydropower LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.203

Avalon/Mayo Hydropower

Owner: Avalon/Mayo Hydropower LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.1

Turner Shoals

Owner: Northbrook Carolina Hydro LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 5.4

Tuxedo

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 5

Lake Lure

Owner: Lake Lure Town of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3.6

Rocky Mount Mill

Owner: Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.6

Capitola

Owner: French Broad Electric Membership Coop

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 3

Rocky River Power Plant

Owner: "Hoosier Hydroelectric, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.18

Little River

Owner: "Hilton Cochran, Sr."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.575

Bynum

Owner: "PK Ventures, Incorporated"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.6

Mcadenville

Owner: Stowe Mills Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.04

Eury

Owner: Catalyst Energy Development Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.8

Hardins

Owner: "Steve Mason Enterprises, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.72

Cox Lake

Owner: Cox H. Bruce

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.375

Raeford Dam and Fuseplug

Owner: "Lake Upchurch Power, Inc"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.56

Glencoe Mill

Owner: State Hydro

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.284

Coleridge

Owner: "Deep River Hydro, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.48

Long Shoals

Owner: "Steve Mason Enterprises, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.9

Cedar Falls Upper

Owner: Piedmont Triad Regional Water Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.12

Milburnie

Owner: "Milburnie Hydro, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.64

High Falls

Owner: Cook Industries Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.6

Ward Mill

Owner: "Ward, Ray F."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 0.168

Coolemee

Owner: Yadkin Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity: 1.346

B. EVERETT JORDAN DAM

County: CHATHAM

Water Source: HAW RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 7.22133

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

FALLS LAKE DAM

County: WAKE

Water Source: NEUSE RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 4.932222

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

LOCK AND DAM #1

County: BLADEN

Water Source: CAPE FEAR RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 4.6134

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

LOCK AND DAM #2

County: BLADEN

Water Source: CAPE FEAR RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 3.592176

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

WILLIAM O. HUSKE LOCK & DAM

County: BLADEN

Water Source: CAPE FEAR RIVER

Potential Capacity (MW): 3.465023

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Buckhorn Lake Dam

County: Chatham

Water Source: Cape Fear River

Potential Capacity (MW): 2.421239

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

H.F. Lee Power Station Cooling Lake Dam

County: Wayne

Water Source: Neuse Riv Off Stream

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.999377

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Horseshoe Lake Dam

County: Bladen

Water Source: Ellis Creek

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.588468

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Tar River Dam

County: Nash

Water Source: Tar River

Potential Capacity (MW): 1.06244

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Lake Hyco Dam

County: Person

Water Source: Hyco River

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.788927

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Moss Lake Dam

County: Cleveland

Water Source: Buffalo Creek

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.589279

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Bridges Lake Dam

County: Wake

Water Source: Neuse River

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.573537

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Lake Mackintosh Dam

County: Alamance

Water Source: Great Alamance Creek

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.55409

States: NC

Secondary State: NC

Roxboro Afterbay Dam

County: Person

Water Source: Hyco River

Potential Capacity (MW): 0.543933

States: NC

Secondary State: NC