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The proposed Castle Creek Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) The City of Aspen's "Thomas Reservoir", a small impoundment constructed in 1964 as a part of Aspen's Water Treatment Facilities, (2) a single underground penstock that would replace two (out of service) underground penstocks (3) a proposed powerhouse with a single vertical shaft Pelton turbine coupled to a synchronous generator having a total installed capacity of 1.05 megawatts, (4) a new tailrace from the powerhouse that will deliver flows to Castle Creek just above the existing bridge, and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an annual generation of 7.7 million kilowatt-hours that would be delivered to the City system.
Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site under the "e-Filing" link. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and eight copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to the Commission's Web site located at