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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Gambo Hydroelectric Project

September 6th, 2017 by

Lexington, Mass (January 30, 2018) – On January 24, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Gambo project with the following conditions: Condition 1. The Owner shall notify LIHI when the modifications to the Project to improve upstream eel passage are completed and submit copies of MDMR and…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Eel Weir Hydroelectric Project

September 6th, 2017 by

Lexington, Mass (January 30, 2018) – On January 24, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Eel Weir project with the following condition: Condition 1.  The Owner shall update LIHI on the following activities and provide requested documentation in the annual LIHI compliance statement: Status of completion of…
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May 31, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Certification of Ladd’s Mill Project, VT

May 31st, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 31, 2017) – LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames has announced a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Ladd’s Mill Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-8242) satisfies the LIHI Certification Criteria. As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, the Preliminary Certification Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #97 – Cavendish, VT

May 22nd, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 22, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Cavendish Hydroelectric project. The Cavendish Hydroelectric Project is located in the town of Cavendish, Windsor County, Vermont, on the Black River, 20.8 miles upstream of its confluence with the…
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May 17, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #3 – Putnam, CT

May 17th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 17, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Putnam Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-5645) continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria. As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, the Preliminary Certification Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #99 – Middlebury Lower, VT

May 17th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 17, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Middlebury Lower Hydroelectric project. The Middlebury Lower Project is located on the Lower Falls of the Otter Creek roughly one mile downstream from Middlebury village in the towns of Middlebury and Weybridge, in Addison…
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May 11, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #78 – Slack Dam, VT

May 11th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 11, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Slack Dam Hydroelectric Project continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria. The certification includes two facility-specific conditions as follows: Condition 1.  If either the U.S. FWS or the state fisheries management agency requires the facility to provide…
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May 8, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Certification of Vergennes Project, VT

May 8th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 8, 2017) – LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames announced a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Vergennes Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-2674) satisfies the LIHI Certification Criteria. The certification includes one facility-specific condition, as follows: Condition 1.  The owner shall consult with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to determine appropriate procedures to verify…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Willow Island Lock and Dam Project

July 6th, 2017 by

Lexington, Mass. (July 5, 2017) – On July 5, 2017, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) received a complete application from Cube Hydro Partners on behalf of American Municipal Power, Inc. for the Low Impact Certification of the Willow Island Lock and Dam Project, FERC No. P-6902, located on the Ohio River in Ohio.  The Project…
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Job Opening: Certification Program Director

April 24th, 2017 by

The Certification Program Director at the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) will manage the organization’s low-impact certification program. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Certification Program Director will interface with potential applicants and existing certificate holders, provide technical expertise with regard to completing applications, be responsible for accurate certificate condition tracking and fee setting. The…
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