Certified Facilities

This page is for LIHI certified projects; those that have been determined to have satisfied the LIHI Certification Criteria. To find a specific project, use the search tool on the right side of the page to search by project name, FERC project number, state, river or other descriptor.

LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #5 – Skagit River, WA

July 26th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (July 26, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Skagit Hydroelectric Facility. The Skagit Hydroelectric Facility is located in Newhalem, Washington on the Skagit River. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of the page HERE. LIHI is seeking public…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #87 – Cresticon, MA

July 10th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (July 10, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Cresticon Hydroelectric Facility. The Cresticon Hydroelectric Facility is located in the town of Athol, Massachusetts on the Millers River. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of the page HERE. LIHI…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #80 – Gardners Falls Hydroelectric Project, MA

June 13th, 2017 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (June 13, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Gardners Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Gardners Falls Hydroelectric Project is located in the towns of Buckland and Shelburne, Franklin County, Massachusetts, on the Deerfield River. The 2017 application materials can be found…
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LIHI Certificate #135 – Ladd’s Mill Hydroelectric Project, Vermont

March 21st, 2017 by

The Ladd’s Mill Project (the “Project”), exempted from licensing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) as Project No. P-8242, is owned by Worcester Hydro Company, Inc. The Project is located on the North Branch of the Winooski River in the Town of Worcester, Washington County, Vermont. The Project is approximately five miles upstream form…
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LIHI Certificate #133 – Byron Weston Hydroelectric Project, Massachusetts

January 26th, 2017 by

Project Name Byron Weston LIHI Certificate Number 133 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates December 29, 2016 December 29, 2021 Owner Crane & Company State Massachusetts Location East Branch of the Housatonic River in Dalton, MA Installed Capacity 250 kW Average Annual Generation 938 MWh Facility Type Run of River FERC No. 13583 (exemption) The Byron Weston Dam…
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LIHI Certificate #134 – Vergennes Hydroelectric Project, Vermont

January 6th, 2017 by

The Vergennes Hydroelectric Project is an existing licensed project (FERC No. 2674), located at river mile 7.6 on the Otter Creek in Addison County, Vermont. The project’s two powerhouses, intake structures, three dams, and tailrace lie within the City of Vergennes. The general project area extends from approximately 8.8 miles above the dam to just…
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LIHI Certificate #131 – Chester Diversion Hydroelectric Project, Idaho

October 20th, 2016 by

The Chester Diversion hydroelectric facilities are owned and operated by Fall River (Licensee), while the Project dam is owned by the Freemont Madison Irrigation District. The Chester Diversion Dam (also known as the Cross Cut Diversion Dam) and associated Cross Cut Irrigation Canal were constructed in 1938 by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau…
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LIHI Certificate #21 – Buffalo River Project, Idaho

November 28th, 2016 by

  Project Name Buffalo River LIHI Certificate Number 21 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates November 28, 2016 November 28, 2021 Owner Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. State Idaho Location Located on the Buffalo River at river mile 1, approximately 200 meters upstream of the Buffalo River’s confluence with the Henry’s Fork River, and approximately…
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LIHI Certificate #129 – North Gorham Project, Maine

November 28th, 2016 by

Brookfield White Pine Hydro’s North Gorham Hydroelectric Project is a run-of-river hydroelectric generating facility located on the Presumpscot River in Gorham, Standish, and Windham, Maine with a gross nameplate generating capacity of 2.25 MW. The North Gorham Project commenced initial commercial operations in 1925. Project Name North Gorham LIHI Certificate Number 129 LIHI Effective and…
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LIHI Certificate #132 – Dog River Hydroelectric Project, Vermont

February 6th, 2017 by

  Project Name Dog River LIHI Certificate Number 132 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates October 14, 2016 October 14, 2021 Owner Gravity Renewables State Vermont Location Dog River, Northfield, VT Installed Capacity 222 kW Average Annual Generation 650 MWh Facility Type Run of River FERC No. 6757 (exemption 11/29/1984) The Dog River Hydroelectric Project is…
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