Sutton Dam on the Elk River near the town of Sutton, WV, was constructed in 1957 by the US Army Corps of Engineers Huntington
District for the purposes of flood control, water supply, recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement.
Sutton Hydroelectric Company LLC has received a Preliminary Permit to explore the development of this site for electrical
In October of 2007 Brookfield Power US Holdings America had acquired all the ownership interests of Sutton Hydroelectric
Company and continued to pursue the development of the project. Subsequently the project has been reacquired by Advanced
Hydro Solutions LLC.
To read the complete filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
press the link below and when at the FERC web site, input the docket number
P-12693 into the search field.
Location: Sutton, WV
Project Capacity: 13.0MW
Expected Generation: 36,000MWh
Total Project Cost: $32Million