FERC Greenlights W.Va. Hydropower Development

Law360, New York (June 11, 2012, 5:15 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday issued a preliminary permit to a Massachusetts clean energy company for a hydropower development at the R.D. Bailey Dam in West Virginia that could produce as much as 30,000 megawatt-hours of energy per year.

In a notice of approval, FERC said it had granted the permit to FFP Project 108 LLC, the group developing the hydropower facility on the Guyandotte River in West Virginia. The permit application was filed by Free Flow Power Corp., a Boston-based hydropower company that...
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