Great Falls Relicensing Information

The Great Falls facility operates under a license issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The City of Paterson, NJ and Great Falls Hydroelectric Company (a subsidiary of Eagle Creek Renewable Energy) are the co-licensees for the facility.  The facility's current license was issued in 1981 and expires in 2021. On February 26, 2016, the co-licensees submitted to the FERC the following documents to initiate the process of re-licensing the Great Falls facility:

On June 10, 2016, the FERC issued the following documents:

On August 3, 2016, the co-licensees hosted a Joint Agency Stakeholder Meeting.  The following material was distributed:

These documents are available on this site via the links above.

Great Falls Hydroelectric Company will also provide hard copies of any of the above documents upon request. A reproduction cost fee of $0.25/page will apply to such requests. Please use the link below to download a request form and mail the completed form, along with a check for the reproduction cost fee, to Great Falls Hydroelectric Company, care of Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, to request a hard copy of any document.

The co-licensees will continue to post public information regarding the relicensing of the Great Falls facility as the process continues.

The co-licensees will accept public comments during this process through this website.  Please use the link below to submit comments to us.