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

Avalon/Mayo Hydropower

Owner: Avalon/Mayo Hydropower LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.1

Avalon/Mayo Hydropower

Owner: Avalon/Mayo Hydropower LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.203

Bear Creek

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 9

Blewett

Owner: "Duke Energy Progress, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 24.6

Bridgewater

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 27.7

Bryson

Owner: Nantahala Power & Light Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.98

Bynum

Owner: "PK Ventures, Incorporated"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.6

Capitola

Owner: French Broad Electric Membership Coop

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3

Cedar Cliff

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 6.4

Chatuge

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 13.2

Cheoah

Owner: Brookfield Smoky Mountain Hyd LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 140

Coleridge

Owner: "Deep River Hydro, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.48

Coolemee

Owner: Yadkin Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.346

Cowans Ford

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 350

Cox Lake

Owner: Cox H. Bruce

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.375

Craggy Dam

Owner: Metropolitan Sewerage District

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 2.4

East Fork

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 10.8

Eury

Owner: Catalyst Energy Development Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.8

Falls

Owner: "CUBE YADKIN GENERATION, LLC."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 31.4

Fontana Dam

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 254.7

Franklin

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1

Gaston

Owner: Virginia Electric & Power Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 177.6

Glencoe Mill

Owner: State Hydro

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.284

Hardins

Owner: "Steve Mason Enterprises, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.72

High Falls

Owner: "UP PROPERTY 2, LLC."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.6

High Rock

Owner: "CUBE YADKIN GENERATION, LLC."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 33

High Shoals Hydro

Owner: "High Shoals, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.8

Hiwassee Dam

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Conventional Hydro/Pumped Storage

Capacity : 165.6

Ivy River Hydro

Owner: Madison Hydro Partners

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.2

Jordan

Owner: Jordan Hydroelectric L.P.

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 4.4

Lake Lure

Owner: Lake Lure Town of

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3.6

Little River

Owner: "Hilton Cochran, Sr."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.575

Lockville Hydropower

Owner: "Brooks Energy, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.2

Long Shoals

Owner: "Steve Mason Enterprises, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.9

Lookout Shoals

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 25.8

Marshall

Owner: "Duke Energy Progress, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5

Mcadenville

Owner: Stowe Mills Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.04

Mission

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.8

Mountain Island

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 60

Nantahala

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 43.2

Narrows

Owner: "CUBE YADKIN GENERATION, LLC."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 108.8

Oxford

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 36

Queens Creek

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.4

Raeford Dam and Fuseplug

Owner: "Lake Upchurch Power, Inc"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.56

Rhodhiss

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 25.5

Roanoke Rapids

Owner: Virginia Electric & Power Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 100

Rocky Mount Mills

Owner: Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.6

Santeetlah

Owner: Brookfield Smoky Mountain Hyd LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 45

Saxapahaw

Owner: Haw River Hydro Co

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 1.5

Sharp Falls

Owner: Blue Ridge Elec Member Corp

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.2

Spencer Mountain

Owner: "Spencer Mountain Hydropower, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 0.64

Thorpe

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 21.6

Tillery

Owner: "Duke Energy Progress, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 84

Tuckasegee

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 3

Tuckertown

Owner: "CUBE YADKIN GENERATION, LLC."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 42

Turner Shoals

Owner: Northbrook Carolina Hydro LLC

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5.4

Tuxedo

Owner: "Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC"

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 5

Walters

Owner: "Duke Energy Progress, Inc."

Type: Conventional Hydro

Capacity : 108

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