Sutton Hydroelectric Project
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.
River: Elk

Project Capacity: 9.1MW

Expected Generation: 36,000 MWH

Estimated project cost: $32 million
Sutton Hydroelectric Company LLC, a wholly
owned subsidiary of AHS, has filed a
Preliminary Licensing Proposal with the
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on
February 28, 2013 along with a new
application for a Preliminary Permit. Sutton
Hydro awaits the FERC's authorization before
proceeding further with the project. To read
the complete filings along with the completed
studies please click
FERC and enter the
docket number P-12693.
3000 Auburn Drive, Suite 430
Beachwood, OH 44140
ph: (216) 472 5581
fax: (216) 781 6670