US Army Corps of Engineers
Wilmington District

Hydropower at Jordan Lake

Construction of the hydropower plant on B. Everett Jordan Dam began in 2008, and became operational in January of 2012. Operated through a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Hydro Matrix Partnership Ltd, the hydropower plant at Jordan Lake has produced over 7 GWh since January, 2012. The plant has two hydroelectric generators; combined, the generating modules produce about 16,900 MW annually, which is enough electricity to power 4,000 homes.