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 #78 – Slack Dam, Black River, Vermont

October 27th, 2011 by

The project is located at the Slack Dam in Springfield, Vermont.  The dam is one of five existing concrete gravity dams on the Black River.  (Comtu Falls site is immediately upstream, and the Lovejoy site is just downstream.)  The project was reconstructed in 1986 and has an installed capacity of 400 KW.  Annual energy production…
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LIHI Certificate #77 – Winooski 8 Hydro Project, Vermont

October 27th, 2011 by

The Winooski 8 hydroelectric project is located in E. Montpelier, Vermont, on the site of a dam originally constructed in 1908.  The project was reconstructed in 1985 and has an installed capacity of 930 KW.  Annual energy production has averaged 3,500,000 KWH. The intake and powerhouse are an integral structure, housing three submersible adjustable propeller…
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LIHI Certificate #76 – West Dudley’s Hydroelectric Project, Massachusetts

September 22nd, 2011 by

The West Dudley Hydroelectric Project (“the project”) is located on the Quinebaug River in the town of Dudley, Massachusetts. Industrial, residential and undeveloped lands are all found in the project area. Some of the undeveloped land primarily on the west side of the river, close as it is to intensive industrial and commercial use, provides…
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LIHI Certificate #74 – Mechanicsville Hydro, Connecticut

April 3rd, 2012 by

The Mechanicsville Hydroelectric Project (the “Project”), exempted from licensing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) as Project No. P-9611, is owned by Saywatt Hydroelectric, LLC. The Project is located on the French River in the Town of Thompson, Windham County, Connecticut. The Project is 1000 feet upstream from the confluence of the French River…
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LIHI Certificate #73 – Siphon Power Hydroelectric Project, Oregon

May 28th, 2011 by

Established in 1918, the Central Oregon Irrigation District (“COID”) is a Municipal Corporation of the State of Oregon. The system consists of two main canals: the Pilot Butte Canal, which runs north, through Bend, Redmond and Terrebonne; and the Central Oregon Canal, which runs east, through Bend, Alfalfa and Powell Butte. Both canals divert water from the…
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LIHI Certificate #72 – Automatic Project on Messalonskee Stream, Maine

May 26th, 2011 by

The Automatic hydroelectric plant (Automatic) was originally constructed in 1924 and is located approximately 5 miles downstream of Rice Rips hydroelectric plant (FERC No. 2556, LIHI Project No. 59).  The project consists of: (1) an 81-foot-long, 33-foot-high concrete gravity dam with (a) a 33-foot-long nonoverflow section, (b) a 20-foot-long by 2-foot-wide gated section with one…
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LIHI Certificate #71 – Dalles Dam North Fishway Hydroelectric Project, Washington

April 21st, 2011 by

The Project is located on the north shore of the US Army Corps of Engineers Dalles Dam. The PUD facility is located on the north shore of The Dalles Dam, technically in Washington State. Project Name Dalles Dam North Fishway LIHI Certificate Number 71 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates July 17, 2015 July 17, 2020…
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LIHI Certificate #69 – North Umpqua Hydro Project, Oregon

March 24th, 2011 by

The North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project is located in south-central Oregon on the west side of the Cascade mountain range in Douglas County, about 60 miles (97 km) east of Roseburg. The Project is located on the North Umpqua River and two of its tributaries, Clearwater River and Fish Creek. Project Name North Umpqua LIHI Certificate…
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LIHI Certificate #68 – Woronoco Hydro Project, Massachusetts

January 28th, 2011 by

Woronoco Hydroelectric Project is located at river mile 18.5 on the Westfield River in, Russell, Massachusetts. The Westfield River originates in North-Western Massachusetts and flows 78.1 miles to its confluence with the Connecticut River in West Springfield. The Project’s operating license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) was issued on April 30, 2002. Project…
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LIHI Certificate #67 – Stillwater Hydroelectric Project, Maine

January 28th, 2011 by

Note: The original Stillwater Project, referred to as Powerhouse A was certified by LIHI as Project #67 from June 1, 2010 to June 1, 2015.  A second certification application was submitted for a newly constructed Powerhouse by Black Bear Hydro Partners (BBHP), which also received LIHI certification from August 7, 2013 to August 7, 2018…
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