On December 9, 2008, Hydro Energy Technologies, LLC filed an application, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Michael J. Kirwan Dam Hydroelectric Project, to be located on the West Branch of the Mahoning River, in Portage County, Ohio.
The proposed Michael J. Kirwan Dam Hydroelectric Project would located at: (1) the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 9,900-foot-long, 83-foot-high Michael J. Kirwan Dam; and (2) an existing 3,240-acre reservoir with a water surface elevation of 993 feet mean sea level.
The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new powerhouse containing one or more turbine/generators with a total installed capacity of 1.5 megawatts; (2) a new 50-foot-long, 60-inch-diameter penstock; (3) a new 200-foot-long transmission line; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The Michael J. Kirwan Project would have an estimated average annual generation of 3,676 megawatts-hours, which would be sold to a local utility.
Applicant Contact: Mr. Anthony J. Marra, Managing Partner, Hydro Energy Technologies, LLC, 31300 Solon Rd. Suite 12, Solon, OH 44139, (440) 498-1000.
FERC Contact: John Ramer, (202) 502-8969.
Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site under the “e-Filing” link. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and eight Start Printed Page 17843copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to the Commission's Web site located at http://www.ferc.gov/filing-comments.asp. More information about this project can be viewed or printed on the “eLibrary” link of Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P-13344) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372.Start Signature
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. E9-8805 Filed 4-16-09; 8:45 am]
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