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 #43 – Deer Island Hydropower Project, Massachusetts

June 4th, 2014 by

The Project generates hydropower at MWRA’s Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Facility. Once treated wastewater is disinfected, it is discharged into Effluent Channel 1. Flow is then split through two horizontal intake openings at base of Effluent Channel 1 and transmitted through separate rectangular concrete conduits below the disinfection basin to two corresponding hydro turbines. The…
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LIHI Certificate #42 – Dodge Falls Hydroelectric Project, Vermont

August 29th, 2009 by

The Dodge Falls Associates hydroelectric facility (the DF Facility) is located at river Mile 268 on the Connecticut River in the towns of Bath, New Hampshire and Ryegate, Vermont. The hydroelectric station was constructed at the site of the existing Dodge Falls dam. The dam (“DF dam” or “Ryegate dam”) was used until 1966 to…
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LIHI Certificate #40 – Vernon Project, Connecticut River, NH/VT

January 27th, 2014 by

The Vernon Project, located at river mile 142 on the Connecticut River, consists of a concrete gravity dam (a 500-foot-long overflow spillway with 10-foot high flashboards, a 100-footlong gated sill block with two 20-foot-high by 50-foot-long tainter gates, and a 336-foot-long non-overflow section) and powerhouse. The project operates as a daily cycling generating facility with…
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LIHI Certificate #39 – Fifteen Mile Falls Project, Vermont and New Hampshire

January 27th, 2014 by

The Fifteen Mile Falls store-and-release project in the upper Connecticut River watershed is comprised of three developments spanning a 26-mile reach of the Connecticut River between river miles (RM) 268.2 and 294.5. Moore Development Project Name 15-Mile Falls LIHI Certificate Number 39 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates December 15, 2013 December 14, 2021 Owner Great…
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LIHI Certificate #38 – Rumford Falls Project, Maine

November 18th, 2013 by

The project is located on the Androscoggin River in the town of Rumford, in Oxford County, Maine. The Rumford Falls Project consists of two discrete hydropower developments, the Upper Station Development and the Lower Station Development. The upper station and the lower station developments each have a total installed nameplate capacity of 26.55 MW and…
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LIHI Certificate #37 – Kingsley Dam Project, Nebraska

October 21st, 2013 by

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District (Central) is a political subdivision of the State of Nebraska, formed in 1933. Central’s original purpose was to provide irrigation water to a region where rainfall was inadequate for consistent agricultural production. The Kingsley Dam Project, FERC Docket P-1417 (Project), operated by the Central, was issued a…
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LIHI Certificate #35A – Oswego Falls Project, New York

March 12th, 2015 by

The Oswego Falls Project is located on the Oswego River in the city of Fulton, Oswego County, New York and consists of two powerhouses, the Oswego Falls East (OFE) and Oswego Falls West (OFW) developments, that share a single dam, spillway, and impoundment.  The dam, which was constructed in 1927, and forebay gate structures at…
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LIHI Certificate #35B – Oswego River Project, New York

March 12th, 2015 by

The Oswego River Project consists of three hydro developments, Fulton, Minetto and Varick, along the Oswego River in Oswego County, New York. The developments are all located at locks and dams owned by the New York State Canal Corporation (NYSCC), operator of the State Barge Canal System (SBCS). Project Name Oswego River LIHI Certificate Number…
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LIHI Certificate #34 – Black River and Beebee Island Projects, New York

January 16th, 2013 by

The Black River and Beebee Island certification includes the Black River Project (FERC No. 2569) consisting of five hydroelectric developments along the Black River in Jefferson County, New York (Black River, Sewalls, Herrings, Kamargo, Deferiet) and the Beebee Island Project (FERC No. 2538). Project Name Black River and Beebee Island LIHI Certificate Number 34 LIHI…
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LIHI Certificate #33 – Willamette Falls Hydroelectric Project, Oregon

December 5th, 2012 by

The Willamette Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC #2233) is located at river mile 26.5 on the Willamette River between Oregon City and West Linn in Clackamas County in north-central Oregon. The Willamette River flows north to its confluence with the Columbia River at Portland and drains an area of approximately 11,250 sq mi. The Project is…
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