Pacific Northwest Region (HUC 17)

Summary of NSD Findings – Region 17 Pacific Northwest

Total Potential in Undeveloped Stream-reaches Potential Capacity (MW) Potential Annual Generation (MWh) Capacity Factor
Larger Stream-reaches (>1MW per reach) 15,997 96,756,000 69%
Smaller Stream-reaches (<1MW per reach) 9,228 52,244,000 65%




Figure 1. Total estimated NSD potential aggregated to subbasins (HUC 8).

Figure 2. Proportions of NSD potential spatially overlapping various types of environmental concerns.

*Please refer to the NSD Initial Report on Methodology for further information regarding Figures 1 and 2.