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Gordon Butte Pumped Storage

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.


PROJECT STATUS
COMPLETE
SECTOR
Renewable Energy Production
CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects
LEAD AGENCY
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Description: 

Gordon Butte Pumped Storage (Project No. 13642) is a proposal to construct an original, closed-loop pumped storage project that would provide 400 MW of generation capacity in Montana.  The proposed project would consist of, among other facilities, an upper and lower reservoir each with an active storage of 4,070 acre-feet, a penstock, a powerhouse, two substations, and a 5.7 mile-long, 230-kilovolt transmission line.

Project Application and Supporting Documents

Federal Agency Actions

FERC Litigation

  • None filed. 

Permitting Timetable

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