Certified Facilities

This page is for LIHI certified projects; those that have been determined to have satisfied the LIHI Certification Criteria. 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.

Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Facility, LIHI #96, Chicopee River, MA.

November 15th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 15, 2018): On November 15, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented on the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible…
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Final Decision – LIHI Certificate #145 – Opal Springs, OR

November 13th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (November 13, 2018):  The decision to certify the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on November 8, 2018. The new certification term for the Project is from April 25, 2018 through April 24, 2028.

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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Final Decision: Recertification of LIHI #10 – Worumbo Project, ME

October 25th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (October 25, 2018): The decision to recertify the Worumbo Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on October 13, 2018. The new certification term for the Project is from March 3, 2018 through March 2, 2023.

LIHI Certificate No. #144 – Emeryville Project

October 10th, 2018 by

The Emeryville Hydroelectric Project (“Project” or “facility”) is located on RM 70 of the Oswegatchie River, in the Town of Fowler, New York.  The Project is owned by KE Emeryville LLC and operated by KEI USA Power Management.  Operations at the Facility are regulated by three documents: a Settlement Agreement reached in 2010, a Water…
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Final Decision: Recertification of LIHI #92 – Pierce Mills Project, VT

September 4th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (August 15, 2018): The decision to recertify the Pierce Mills Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on August 11, 2018. The new term for the Pierce Mills Project is from February 6, 2017 through February 5, 2025.

Final Decision: Recertification of LIHI #93 – Arnold Falls Project, VT

September 4th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (August 15, 2018): The decision to recertify the Arnold Falls Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on August 11, 2018. The new term for the Arnold Falls Project is from February 6, 2017 through February 5, 2022.

Final Decision: Recertification of LIHI #94 – Gage Project, VT

September 4th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (August 15, 2018): The decision to recertify the Gage Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on August 11, 2018. The new term for the Gage Project is from February 6, 2017 through February 5, 2022.

Final Decision – Recertification of the Falls Creek Hydro Facility LIHI #4 has been approved

July 26th, 2018 by

July 26, 2018 – The 30-day appeal window for the preliminary certification decision of the Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project closed on July 21, 2018 with no appeals to the decision received. The decision is therefore final and the Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project is recertified for a term from June 3, 2017 through June 2, 2025.

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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