Table 2. Dams on the lower main stem of the Penobscot River.

Project Action
Dam Dam Height (m) Dam Length (m) Hydropower capacity (Mw) Distance to Ocean (km) Proposed Action for Fish Proposed Action for Power
Veazie 6 327 8.4 55 Removal Offline
Great Works 6 435 7.7 69 Removal Offline
Milford 6 427 6.4 73 State-of-the-art fish passage under construction Increase
West Enfield 7 296 13.0 114 Fish passage exists (vertical slot fish ladder) Increase
Medway 11 541 19.2 175 Future Increase
Orono 8 343 2.3 63 Future New Power
Stillwater 6 539 1.9 67 Future Increase
Howland 6 201 1.9 112 Bypass Offline