Summary of NSD Findings – Region 18 California

Total Potential in Undeveloped Stream-reaches Potential Capacity (MW) Potential Annual Generation (MWh) Capacity Factor
Larger Stream-reaches (>1MW per reach) 4,029 22,108,000 63%
Smaller Stream-reaches (<1MW per reach) 3,025 15,879,000 60%


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

Figure 1. Total estimated NSD potential aggregated to subbasins (HUC 8).
Figure 2. Proportions of NSD potential spatially overlapping various types of environmental concerns.