Deception Pass Tidal Project

Puget Sound; Whidbey Island, Island County, Washington

Project Profile

The project would be an experimental tidal energy facility to assess the feasibility of tidal power in Puget Sound.

Listed Species

Southern Resident killer whales

North Pacific Humpback whale

Eastern Steller sea lion

Puget Sound Chinook

Hood Canal summer-run chum salmon

Puget Sound Steelhead

Southern DPS Green Sturgeon

Puget Sound/Georgia Basin DPS bocaccio

Puget Sound/Georgia Basin DPS Canary rockfish

Puget Sound/Georgia Basin DPS Yelloweye rockfish

Southern DPS Pacific Eulachon


Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1

FERC Relicensing Status

This project is in the proposal stage.


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FERC eLibrary: Docket #P-12687

No NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion