Grant Lake is a licensed lake tap project on the Kenai Peninsula which is scheduled to be constructed in the next few years.
Project Name: Grant Lake
FERC Project Number: P-13212
Water Body: Grant Creek
Type of Project: Lake Tap
Status: Preliminary Permit
Primary User: Homer, Railgrid
Operating Utility: Homer Electric Association Inc, Kenai Hydro LLC
Preliminary Permit Expiration Date: Project proceeding without permit
Licensing Process: Traditional
Nameplate Power Capacity (MW): 5
Annual Estimate Generation (GWH): 18.6
Surface Area of Impoundment (acres): 1,703
Project Details: 10'-high, 120'-long concrete dam; 18,700 cf active storage
NOAA Fisheries Trust Resources: Sockeye, Chinook, and coho salmon
NOAA Fisheries Area of Interest: Memorandum of Understanding in place for annual report review. Includes possible mitigation of spawning gravel, monitoring of adult spawners, and juvenile production and temperature. Secured a bypass flow for mitigation, and flushing flows for spawning gravel recruitment.