St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt-New York is a 942.4MW hydro power project. It is located on St. Lawrence river/basin in New York, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1958. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by New York Power Authority.

St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt-New York is a run-of-river project.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1958.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 16 units of propeller turbines, each with 58.9MW nameplate capacity.

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About New York Power Authority

New York Power Authority (NYPA) is a state-owned power organization. It generates electricity, and transmits and sells it on wholesale basis. The authority generates electricity using hydro and natural gas sources. Through long-term electricity supply agreement with Astoria Energy II LLC, NYPA procures electricity from Queens based natural-gas fueled generating plant. The company serves municipal and investor-owned utilities, rural electric cooperatives, high load factor industries and other businesses across New York State, various public corporations in south-eastern New York within the metropolitan area of New York City and out-of-state customers. NYPA is headquartered in White Plains, New York, the US.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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