Harrington Park, New Jersey (January 20, 2014) – LIHI is pleased to announce that PPL Holtwood, LLC has submitted an application for Certification of its Holtwood Hydroelectric Project (the “Project”). The Holtwood Project was granted a license by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) as Project No. 1881 in August of 1980 with a scheduled expiration date of September 1, 2014. In 2009, the FERC granted a 16-year extension of the license term to August 31, 2030.
The Holtwood Project is located on the Lower Susquehanna River at approximately River Mile 25 in Lancaster and York Counties in south-central Pennsylvania. The Project is situated approximately seven miles north of the Pennsylvania/Maryland border, and is one of five hydroelectric projects located along the lower Susquehanna River. Four of these projects are mainstem dam projects and one (Muddy Run) is a pumped storage station that uses the Conowingo Pond as its lower storage pond. Moving from downstream to upstream, these Susquehanna River hydroelectric projects are: Conowingo, Muddy Run Pumped Storage Project, Holtwood, Safe Harbor, and York Haven.
To read the entire description and review all documents related to the Holtwood Application for LIHI Certification, please click HERE.