The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the U.S. has issued an original operating license to Kenai Hydro LLC for its proposed 5-MW Grant Lake Hydroelectric Project in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.
The small hydro project will be located on Grant Lake and Grant Creek near the town of Moose Pass. It will occupy about 1,689 acres of federal land within the Chugach National Forest.
Kenai Hydro filed the application for an original license in April 2016. A final environmental impact statement was issued in May 2019.
The Grant Lake project will consist of the following new facilities: an intake, diversion weir, bypass flow pipe, power tunnel, surge chamber,