Renewable Energy Resources
Lockhart Power owns and operates four run-of-river hydroelectric projects licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC): the Lockhart Hydro Project and the Lockhart Minimum Flow Unit on the Broad River; and, the Lower Pacolet Hydro Project and the Upper Pacolet Hydro Project on the Pacolet River. Lockhart Power built the Lockhart Hydro Plant in 1920 and has owned and operated it ever since. In 2007, Lockhart Power bought and upgraded the Lower Pacolet Hydro Project. In 2013, Lockhart Power built the Minimum Flow Unit and bought and upgraded the Upper Pacolet Hydro Projectwhich is located on the site of a previously demolished textile mill.