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.

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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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of Gilman Hydroelectric Project

February 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 20, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Gilman Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on the Connecticut River at river mile 300 in the Village of Gilman, VT in the Town of Lunenburg, Essex County, Vermont, and in…
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LIHI Certificate No. 136 – New Home Dam Hydroelectric Project, MA

September 29th, 2017 by

The first Dam at the New Home Dam site was in built in 1790 and was used for grist and saw mill. New Home Sewing Machines rebuilt the dam in 1877 and 1891. Chase Turbine moved to Orange in 1865 and occupied a small shop at in the New Home Sewing Machine Company Works. When…
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LIHI Certificate No. #142 – Lowell Hydroelectric Project – Merrimack River, MA

September 22nd, 2017 by

Project Description The Lowell Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 2790) is located on the Merrimack River in the City of Lowell, Massachusetts. The Merrimack River watershed encompasses 5,010 square miles of land within the states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts and is the fourth largest watershed in New England. The Merrimack River originates at the…
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LIHI Certificate #135 – Ladd’s Mill Hydroelectric Project, Vermont

March 21st, 2017 by

The Ladd’s Mill Project (the “Project”), exempted from licensing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) as Project No. P-8242, is owned by Worcester Hydro Company, Inc. The Project is located on the North Branch of the Winooski River in the Town of Worcester, Washington County, Vermont. The Project is approximately five miles upstream form…
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