Application for the Igiugig Hydrokinetic Project in Alaska

Background: FERC has announced its receipt of an application from the Igiugig Village Council for the Igiugig Hydrokinetic Project on the Kvichak River in the Lake and Peninsula Borough near the town of Igiugig, Alaska.  The project would consist of: (1) an in-stream 35-kilowatt (kW), 52-foot-long, 12-foot-high, 47-foot-wide pontoon-mounted RivGen Power System Turbine Generator Unit (TGU); (2) an additional in-stream 35-kW pontoon-mounted TGU; (3) two anchoring systems each consisting of a 6,600-pound anchor, chain, shackles, and 200 feet of mooring; (4) a 375-foot-long, coated and weighted combined power, data, and environmental monitoring cable from the TGU and an additional 675-foot-long cable from the TGU; (5) an existing 10-foot-long by 8-foot-wide shore station for housing project electronics and controls; and (6) appurtenant facilities.



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