Low Impact Hydropower Institute

The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to: 1) set criteria for characterizing hydropower facilities that are low impact; 2) conduct a program to certify that hydropower facilities meet these criteria; and 3) make information about the impacts of hydropower available to the public.

LIHI’s Certification Program encourages a range of benefits associated with healthy rivers and enables Low Impact projects to access renewable energy markets.

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What's New at LIHI

March 2, 2021

Siphon Power Project, LIHI #73 – Complete Application Received

March 2, 2021: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete recertification application from Central Oregon Irrigation District for the Siphon Power Project located on the Deschutes […]
March 2, 2021

York Haven Project, LIHI #126 – Complete Application Received

March 2, 2021: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete recertification application from York Haven Power Company, LLC  for the York Haven Project located on the […]
March 1, 2021

Aziscohos Project – Complete Application Received

March 1, 2021: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Aziscohos Hydroelectric Project.  LIHI is seeking public […]

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