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Table 3 Removal costs of hydroelectric projects in the US

Dam Height Installed Capacity Physical Removal Complete Removal Cost Removal Cost Inflated to 2008 using USACE Index Estimated 2008 Construction Cost (INEEL) Ratio Removal to Est. Construct Cost
(m) (MW) $USm $USm $USm
Lewiston 14 10 1973 0.6 2.9 47 6%
Fort Edwards 10 2.85 1973 0.4 2.0 17 12%
Willow Falls 18 1 1991 0.6 1.0 20 5%
Newport No 11 6 1.8 2000 0.6 0.8 12 7%
Mounds 18 0.4 1998 0.17 0.2 7 3%
Edwards 7 3.5 1999 3.0 4.2 19 22%
East Machias 5 1.5 2000 0.5 0.7 10 7%
Orienta 13 0.8 2001 0.5 0.7 6 11%
Smelt Hill 6 1.1 2002 0.3 0.4 8 5%
Sennebec 5 0.4 2002 0.3 0.4 4 9%
Stronach 5 0.8 2003 0.8 1.1 6 19%
Embrey 7 6 2005 10.0 11.5 31 37%
Cove 8 7.5 2006 3.2 3.5 37 9%
Madison Electric Works 5 0.547 2006 0.5 0.5 5 11%
Sturgeon 15 0.8 2005 2.0 2.3 6 37%
Underway
Marmot & Little Sandy 14 22 2009 17.06 22.5 92 24%
Elwha and Glines Canyon 65 28.1 2012 227.0 227.0 126 181%
Condit 38 14.7 2009 17.5 27.8 65 43%
Powerdale 3 6 2012 6.3 6.5 31 21%