Sweetheart is 20 miles south of Juneau and has a FERC license. Its construction is dependent on funding.
Project Name: Sweetheart Lake
FERC Project Number: P-13563
Water Body: Lower Sweetheart Lake/Sweetheart Creek
Type of Project: Storage Dam
Status: Licensed Issued 9/28/2016; Construction pending
Primary User: Juneau
Operating Utility: Juneau Hydropower, Inc.
FERC License Expiration Date: 08/31/66
Nameplate Power Capacity (MW): 19.8
Annual Estimate Generation (GWH): 116
Surface Area of Impoundment (acres): 1,701
Project Details: 111' high, 280' wide roller compacted concrete dam: 94,000 acre feet active storage License Issued 9/8/2016
NOAA Fisheries Trust Resources: Sockeye salmon, pink salmon
NOAA Fisheries Area of Interest: This is a popular personal use fishing spot, however the sockeye population are stocked by State of Alaska, Department of Fish and Game.