Snettisham Hydroelectric Facility
Alaska’s second largest hydropower facility which dams Crater Lake and Long Lake to provide power for Juneau.
Project Name: Snettisham Hydroelectric Facility
Water Body: Long Lake, Crater Lake
Type of Project: Storage Dam
Primary User: Juneau
Operating Utility: Alaska Electric Light and Power Company, (AEL&P)
Licensing Process: It is not currently FERC licensed, but NOAA Fisheries will be involved when the existing permits come up for review in 2035.
Nameplate Power Capacity (MW): 78
NOAA Fisheries Trust Resources: Pink salmon, coho salmon
NOAA Fisheries Area of Interest: This project's “license” to operate will be reviewed/renewed starting in 2030, and at that time NOAA Fisheries will be engaged to protect our trust resources.