Power Creek has an inflatable low-head dam and provides power to Cordova.
Project Name: Power Creek
FERC Project Number: P-11243
Water Body: Power Creek
Type of Project: Run-of-River
Primary User: Cordova
Operating Utility: Cordova Electric Cooperative
FERC License Expiration Date: December 24, 2047
Licensing Process: Conventional
Nameplate Power Capacity (MW): 6
Annual Estimate Generation (GWH): 16
Project Details: 50-foot wide by 8-foot diameter inflatable bladder creates the diversion at 3.3 miles above Eyak Lake
NOAA Fisheries Trust Resources: Sockeye, coho, and pink Salmon
NOAA Fisheries Area of Interest: Fish and water quality. A mitigation fund was established in a 1998 FERC Order to address fish, wildlife, and water quality impacts associated with the project.