Pending Applications

This page lists applications that are currently under review for Low Impact Certification. 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.

Pending Application – New Home Dam, MA

May 5th, 2017 by

Lexington, Mass. (Sept. 22, 2017) – On August 18, 2017, the New Home Dam Low Impact Certification decision became final. New Home Dam is now LIHI Certification #136. Lexington, Mass. (July 17, 2017) – On July 17, 2017, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the New Home Dam project. The…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #88 – Collins, MA

April 25th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (April 25, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Collins Hydroelectric project. The 1,480 KW Collins project located on the Chicopee River between Ludlow and Wilbraham, Massachusetts. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of…
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LIHI Pending Application – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #89 – Holyoke, MA

April 21st, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (April 21, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Holyoke Hydroelectric project. The 2017 application materials can be found at the bottom of the page HERE. Holyoke Dam, the first dam on the main stem of the Connecticut River…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Essex 19, VT

January 6th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (January 6, 2016) – On December 30, 2016, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) received a complete application from Green Mountain Power Corporation for the Low Impact Certification of the Essex 19 Hydroelectric project, located at river mile 17.6 on the mainstem of the Winooski River in the townships of Essex Junction…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Island Park, Idaho

December 30th, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (December 30, 2016) – On December 23 3016, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) received a complete application from Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., for the Low Impact Certification of the Island Park Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2973), located on Henry’s Fork of the Snake River at approximately river mile (RM) 91,…
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LIHI Pending Applications – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate Arnold Falls, Gage and Pierce Mills, VT

December 30th, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (December 30, 2016) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received complete applications for new terms of Low Impact Certification for the Arnold Falls, Gage and Pierce Mills Hydroelectric projects in Vermont. The application materials for Arnold Falls can be found HERE. The application materials for Pierce Mills can be found HERE….
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LIHI Pending Application – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #82 – Newfound Hydroelectric Project, New Hampshire

December 7th, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (December 8, 2016) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Newfound Hydroelectric project. The application materials can be found HERE. The Newfound Hydroelectric project is located in downtown Bristol, New Hampshire approximately 800 feet downstream from the crossing…
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December 5, 2016 – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #24 – Mother Ann Lee, Kentucky

December 5th, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (December 5, 2016) –  LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Mother Ann Lee Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-539) continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria.  For this certification, LIHI approves PLUS standards for two criteria (3 were submitted; LIHI allows for a maximum of 2). The…
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LIHI Pending Application – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #77 – Winooski 8, Vermont

November 21st, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (November 21, 2016) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Winooski 8 Hydroelectric project. The application materials can be found HERE. The Winooski 8 hydroelectric project is located in E. Montpelier, Vermont, on the site of a dam originally…
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LIHI Pending Application – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #22 – Black Bear Lake, Alaska

November 18th, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (November 18, 2016) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Black Bear Lake Hydroelectric project. The application materials can be found HERE. The Black Bear Lake Hydroelectric Project is a 4.5 MW hydroelectric project at Black Bear Lake on…
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