Fox River System (WI)

Eagle Creek operates 2,131 kilowatts of hydroelectric capacity in 10 facilities on the Fox River in Wisconsin and its tributaries.

Shawano

The Shawano Paper Mills Dam power station is a 360-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Wolf River in Richmond Township, opposite the city of Shawano, Wisconsin, adjacent to the Little Rapids mill.  The facility is equipped with two Leffel turbines.  The Shawano power station produces approximately 3 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility began commercial operation in 1913 and operates under an exempt license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC Project No. 8015).

Big Falls

The Big Falls power station is a 350-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Little Wolf River in the village of Big Falls, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Big Falls power station produces approximately 2 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility began commercial operation in 1927 and operates under a license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC Project No. 12449) that is valid until 2035.

Manawa

The Manawa power station is a 225-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Little Wolf River in the city of Manawa, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Manawa power station produces approximately 1 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility was originally built in 1920.  North American Hydro refurbished and returned the plant to service in 1990.  Manawa operates under an exempt license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC Project No. 9784).

Weyauwega

The Weyauwega power station is a 400-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Waupaca River in the town of Weyauwega, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Weyauwega power station produces approximately 1 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.   The facility began commercial operation in 1930 and operates under a license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC Project No. 2550) that is valid until 2026.

Pine River

The Pine River power station is a 100-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Pine River near the community of Pine River in the town of Leon, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Pine River power station produces approximately 360,000 kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility began commercial operation in 1981.

Poy Sippi

The Poy Sippi power station is a 60-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Pine River near the town of Poy Sippi, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Poy Sippi power station produces approximately 360,000 kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility was originally built in 1913. North American Hydro rehabilitated the unit and returned it to service in 1984.  Poy Sippi is identified by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as Project No. 3147.

White River

The White River power station is a 150-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the White River bewteen the city of Wautoma and the village of Neshkoro, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The White River power station produces approximately 1 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year. The facility was originally built in 1924. North American Hydro rehabilitated the unit and returned it to service in 1979.

Neshkoro

The Neshkoro power station is a 150-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the White River in the village of Neshkoro, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Neshkoro power station produces approximately 500,000 kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility was originally built in 1906. North American Hydro rehabilitated the unit and returned it to service in 1982.

Montello

The Montello power station is a 175-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on Montello Lake in the city of Montello, Wisconsin.  The facility is equipped with one Samson turbine.  The Montello power station produces approximately 1 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.  The facility began commercial operation in 1914.

Appleton

Eagle Creek's Appleton power station is a 151-kilowatt hydroelectric generating station located on the Fox River in the city of Appleton, Wisconsin, just downstream from the location of the first commercial hydroelectric power plant in the United States.  The facility is equipped with one Leffel turbine.  The Appleton power station produces approximately 1 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy in a typical year.   It was rehabilitated by North American Hydro and returned to commercial service in 1990.  The facility is part of a larger Appleton hydroelectric plant that includes two powerhouses owned by Neenah Paper.  Eagle Creek's Appleton station is the northernmost of the three, drawing water from a canal that runs along Water Street in Appleton.  The collective facilities operate under a license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC Project No. 7264) that is valid until 2035.

Midwest Region Facilities

  • Hatfield
  • Rapidan
  • Byllesby
  • Dayton
  • Shawano
  • Big Falls
  • Manawa
  • Weyauwega
  • Pine River
  • Poy Sippi
  • White River
  • Neshkoro
  • Montello
  • Appleton
  • Neshonoc
  • Park Mill
  • Menominee
  • Sartell
  • Oconto Falls Upper
  • Oconto Falls Lower
  • Janesville
  • Beloit
  • Rockton
  • Hillman
  • Norway Point
  • Four Mile
  • Ninth Street