UPPER MISSISSIPPI REGION (HUC 07)

Summary of NSD Findings – Region 7 Upper Mississippi

Total Potential in Undeveloped Stream-reaches Potential Capacity (MW) Potential Annual Generation (MWh) Capacity Factor
Larger Stream-reaches (>1MW per reach) 1,055 5,979,000 65%
Smaller Stream-reaches (<1MW per reach) 1,026 5,567,000 62%

 

*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.