West Virginia

Project Details

The Monongahela River has long been an important part of the navigation infrastructure in West Virginia. The navigational locks and dams on the Monongahela are owned and operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers and provide an opportunity to complement the existing resource base with long-lasting local generation.

Project River FERC No. Expected COD Design Capacity Annual Generation Dam Owner
Morgantown Lock and Dam Monongahela P-13762 2022 5.0 MW 17.9 GWh USACE
Opekiska Lock and Dam Monongahela P-13753 2022 6.0 MW 23.9 GWh USACE

At a Glance

This project will produce over
41 gigawatt hours annually of low-cost, domestic energy that is safe, reliable and emissions-free.


3,800 Homes Powered

Economic Benefit

Investment in these projects will provide hundreds of local jobs through construction, operation and maintenance.
The lifetime of these projects is expected to exceed 80 years, contributing to the local economy for several generations.

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