Lexington, Mass. (September 7, 2017) – On September 7, 2017, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) received a complete application from S.D. Warren Company d/b/a Sappi North America for the Low Impact Certification of the Dundee Project, FERC No. P-2942-005, located on the Prescumpscot River.

LIHI is seeking comment on the Dundee application for certification. Comments that are directly tied to specific LIHI criteria (flows, water quality, fish passage, etc.) will be most helpful, but all comments will be considered.  Comments may be submitted to the Institute by e-mail at comments@lowimpacthydro.org with “Dundee Project Comments” in the subject line, or by mail addressed to the Low Impact Hydropower Institute, 329 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 2, Lexington, MA 02420.  Comments must be received at the Institute on or before 5 pm Eastern time on November 7, 2017 to be considered.  All comments will be posted to the web site and the applicant will have an opportunity to respond.  Any response will also be posted.


Project Description

The Dundee project was originally constructed in 1913 and is the third hydro project downstream of the Sebago Lake outlet. The project contains 3 Turbines and is a run of the river facility.


Project Name Dundee
Owner S. D. Warren Company d/b/a Sappi North America
State Maine
Location Located at Windham & Gorham, Cumberland County

River mile 21.9

Presumpscot River

Installed Capacity 2.4 MW
Average Annual Generation 16,000 MWh
Facility Type run-of-river
FERC No. 6902