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. Or at the top of the page, click on Facilities and then Certified Facilities to view a table of all Certified facilities and links to their project pages.

LIHI Certificate #100 South Milton Hydroelectric Project, New Hampshire

January 30th, 2013 by

The South Milton Hydroelectric Project is located on the Salmon Falls River in the town of Milton, New Hampshire. The Salmon Falls River originates at Great East Lake about twelve miles due north of the Project site. The river flows principally southeast from the Project site to join the Cochecho River, which flows in from…
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LIHI Certificate #99 Middlebury Lower, Middlebury and Weybridge, Vermont

November 29th, 2012 by

The Middlebury Lower Project is located on the Lower Falls of the Otter Creek roughly one mile downstream from Middlebury village in the towns of Middlebury and Weybridge, in Addison County, Vermont. The impoundment extends almost 1.0 mile upstream to the Upper Falls at the center of Middlebury Village. The Sutherland Falls Project (FERC No. 2558) is located approximately…
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LIHI Certificate #98 Weybridge Hydroelectric Project, Weybridge and New Haven, Vermont

November 29th, 2012 by

The Weybridge Project is situated at the head of a rock-walled gorge where the Otter Creek cascades around a small island, the Weybridge Project is located in the towns of Weybridge and New Haven. The Project forms a compact cluster of buildings and structures around the divided falls at the upstream end of an island. The riverbank…
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LIHI Certificate #97 Cavendish Hydroelectric Project, Cavendish, Vermont

November 29th, 2012 by

The Cavendish Hydroelectric Project is located in the town of Cavendish, Windsor County, Vermont, on the Black River, 20.8 miles upstream of its confluence with the Connecticut River.  The 1,513 acre Proctor-Piper State Forest is located one-half mile southwest of the Project.  Hawks Mountain Wildlife Management Area borders the Project on the northeast.  Okemo Mountain…
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LIHI Certificate No. 96 – Red Bridge Project, Massachusetts

July 17th, 2013 by

The Red Bridge Project is exempt from licensing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) as Project No. 10676.  The Project is owned by Nautilus Hydro, LLC and is located in the Towns of Wilbraham, Ludlow, Palmer and Belchertown in Hampden and Hampshire Counties, Massachusetts, at approximate river mile 15.2 on the Chicopee River.  The…
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LIHI Certificate #95 – Passumpsic Project, Vermont

September 13th, 2012 by

The Passumpsic Project is the furthest downstream of the four CVPS Projects on the Passumpsic River. It is located approximately 1.7 miles downstream of the Gage Project, at river mile 5.5. It was built in 1905-1906 for the St. Johnsbury Electric Company. The powerhouse was completely destroyed in the flood of 1927. Portions of its foundation and…
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LIHI Certificate #94 – The Gage Hydropower Project, Vermont

September 5th, 2012 by

The Gage Project is located approximately 2.5 miles downstream of Arnold Falls at river mile 7.2. It was built in 1919-1920 by the Twin state Gas & Electric Company. The dam was destroyed in the flood of 1927, although the powerhouse was largely undamaged. A concrete dam was constructed in 1929. The facility is significant because it…
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LIHI Certificate #93 – Arnold Falls Project, Vermont

September 9th, 2012 by

  The Arnold Falls Project is located approximately 5.5 miles downstream of Pierce Mills, at river mile 9.7. It was built in 1928 by the Twin State Gas & Electric Company following the 1927 flood which did extensive damage to a “small and old station” on the north bank of the river. The falls bear the surname…
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LIHI Certificate #92 – Pierce Mills Hydropower Project, Vermont

September 9th, 2012 by

The Pierce Mills Project is the most upstream of the four Projects, located at river mile 15.2.  It was built in 1917-1919 by the Twin State Gas & Electric Company. The powerhouse was completely destroyed in the flood of 1927, although the concrete dam was largely undamaged. The plant was rebuilt in 1928 utilizing portions of the…
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LIHI Certificate # 91 – Silver Lake Project, Vermont

September 9th, 2012 by

The Silver Lake Project includes the Sugar Hill storage reservoir and the Goshen Dam on Sucker Brook in the town of Goshen; a downstream diversion dam (Sucker Brook diversion dam) that shunts water to Silver Lake; the dam and penstock headworks on Silver Lake in the town of Leicester; and the surge tank, pipe, powerhouse and appurtenant structures…
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