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Final Decision – Pelton Round Butte Project, Oregon

March 15th, 2016 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (March 15, 2016) – On October 1, 2015, LIHI announced the Preliminary Decision made by the LIHI Governing Board Technical Committee that the Pelton Round Butte (PRB) Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2030) continues to satisfy the LIHI Low Impact Certification Criteria.  A 30-day appeal period was open through October 31, 2015.  A request…
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LIHI Certificate #25 – Pelton Round Butte Project, Oregon

March 28th, 2007 by

The 366.82-MW Pelton Round Butte Project (Project), owned and operated jointly by Portland General Electric Company (PGE) and the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Tribes) (together, “Applicants”), consists of the Round Butte, Pelton, and Reregulating developments located on the Deschutes River in Jefferson County, Oregon.  The Deschutes River basin is located…
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LIHI Certificate No. #145 – Opal Springs Project, OR

November 13th, 2018 by

The Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project (OSHP) is located on the Lower Crooked River, and within a deep gorge approximately 5 miles southwest of Culver, in Jefferson County, Oregon. The Project extends from River Mile (RM) 6.9 on the Crooked River, less than a mile above Lake Billy Chinook, up to RM 7.8.  The Project is…
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LIHI Certificate No. #143 – Middle Fork Irrigation District Project, Hydro Plants No. 1 and No. 2

June 21st, 2018 by

The Middle Fork Irrigation District (MFID) Hydroelectric Project (“Project” or “facility”) is owned and operated by Middle Fork Irrigation District, The Middle Fork Irrigation District is a local municipality that distributes water to nearly 6400 acres serving approximately 400 users in the area.  The Project was exempted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or…
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Certified Facilities

June 12th, 2018 by

Low Impact Certification means that the hydropower facility has been found by the Institute to meet or exceed the Institute’s Certification Criteria which address eight key areas: ecological flow regimes, water quality, upstream fish passage, downstream fish passage and protection, shoreline and watershed protection, threatened and endangered species protection, cultural and historic resource protection and…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Middle Fork Irrigation District Hydroelectric Project, Plants No.1 and No.2

February 26th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (May 15, 2018) – On May 11, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Middle Fork Irrigation District, Powerhouses #1 and #2 for a 10-year term. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented in the initial application 60-day comment period are eligible…
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Julie Keil Scholarship Fund

August 23rd, 2017 by

On November 24, 2015, the LIHI family suddenly and unexpectedly lost our friend, colleague and Governing Board Chair Julie Keil, due to complications from a pulmonary embolism.  An obituary was published in The Oregonian on January 5, 2016. Julie worked at Portland General Electric from 1984 until 2014 where she managed the hydro licensing program. During that time she…
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Honoring Julie Keil

December 4th, 2015 by

On November 24, 2015, the LIHI family suddenly and unexpectedly lost our friend, colleague and Governing Board Chair Julie Keil, due to complications from a pulmonary embolism.  An obituary was published in The Oregonian on January 5, 2016.  A website dedicated to Julie, created by Julie’s family is at www.juliekeil.com. Julie worked at Portland General Electric…
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Certified Facilities List

August 26th, 2014 by

The following hydropower facilities have been certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (click on the links to learn more about each project): Certificate Number Low Impact Hydropower Project LIHI Certificate #131 Chester Diversion Hydroelectric Project, Idaho LIHI Certificate #130 Chicopee Valley Aqueduct (CVA) Fish Hatchery Project, MA LIHI Certificate #129 North Gorham Hydroelectric Project,…
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Julie Keil, Chair

August 18th, 2014 by

Julie Keil received her B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota in 1980 and her J.D. from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College in 1983. (both cum laude) She has been employed by Portland General Electric Company for 20 years. She started in the Legal Department representing a variety of corporate…
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