PacifiCorp owns 37 hydropower facilities, located in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Utah and Montana.
With a total generating capacity of 971 megawatts (MW) of electricity, our hydro resources power households and businesses across the West.
The lands and water along these facilities also provide recreational opportunities for visitors to enjoy, and support thriving wildlife habitats.
Hydroelectric projects generally operate under licenses issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). A hydroelectric license includes terms and conditions for project operations, as well as environmental protection, mitigation and enhancement measures to mitigate project impacts on the surrounding environment and natural resources.
The Ashton Plant is located on the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, approximately 2.5 miles west of Ashton, Idaho.
The Bear River Hydroelectric Project in southeastern Idaho generates 77 MW of emission-free energy.
The 4.15-MW Bigfork Hydroelectric Project is located on the Swan River in Flathead County, Montana.
The Condit Hydroelectric Project was located on the White Salmon River in south-central Washington, before it was decomissioned in 2012.
The Cutler Project Dam is located in Box Elder County, Utah, approximately 13 miles northwest of Logan, Utah.
The 169 MW Klamath Hydroelectric Project is located in southern Oregon and northern California.
Located in southwestern Washington, the Lewis River Hydroelectric Project generates 578 MW of emission-free energy.
The 194 MW North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project is located in Douglas County, Oregon.
Built in 1897, PacifiCorp’s 5 MW Pioneer Penstock hydroelectric facility is located in Weber County, Utah.
PacifiCorp operates five developments in the Rogue River basin, which generate a total of 52 MW of emission-free energy.
The 1.1 MW Wallowa Falls Hydroelectric Project is located in Wallowa County on the East Fork Wallowa River.
The Weber Hydroelectric Project is approximately nine miles southeast of Ogden, Utah, near the mouth of Weber Canyon on the Weber River.