Value to the Nation Fast Facts

Hydropower STATE Report
Idaho

Hydropower 2014
US Army Corps of Engineers — Value to the Nation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is the largest owner/operator of hydroelectric power plants in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world. Following are facts related to the USACE role managing hydropower in Idaho.

Hydropower Description

State:

Idaho

Hydropower Projects:

ALBENI FALLS DAM, DWORSHAK DAM AND RESERVOIR

Congressional Districts:

ID01

Watersheds:

Lower North Fork Clearwater, Pend Oreille  

USACE Districts:

Seattle District, Walla Walla District  

ECONOMIC BENEFITS

Economic Data

NED Benefit Estimate: $ 54,904,909

Power Produced (MWh): 1,905,557 MWh

Estimated Price for Generation: $ 0.0288/kwh

Benefits in Perspective

The NED benefits accruing to USACE hydropower investments are computed by multiplying the amount of energy generated by USACE hydropower facilities in Fiscal Year 2014 by the price per unit of energy to derive total energy sales, in dollars, tied to USACE hydropower infrastructure.

How these numbers were calculated.

Source: Value to the Nation web site at www.CorpsResults.us.
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