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 # 8 – Nisqually Project, Washington

March 12th, 2014 by

The mainstem Nisqually River contains two hydroelectric projects, the Yelm project (operated by the city of Centralia, Washington) and the Nisqually River Project (operated by the applicant).  The Yelm project consists of a single diversion dam, canal, powerhouse, and fishway, which allows anadromous fish migrating upstream to pass through the Yelm project and continue to…
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LIHI Certificate #7 – Beaver River Project, New York

November 18th, 2013 by

Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P.’s (Erie’s) Beaver River Project (FERC No. 2645) consists of eight hydroelectric developments along the Beaver River in Lewis and Herkimer Counties, New York. Project Name Beaver River LIHI Certificate Number 7 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates July 16, 2013 July 16, 2018 Owner Brookfield Renewable Energy Group (previously Erie Boulevard Hydropower…
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LIHI Certificate #6 – Black Creek, Washington

August 21st, 2014 by

The Black Creek Hydroelectric Project is located on Black Creek, a tributary of the North Fork Snoqualmie River in the central portion of western Washington in King County. The project area lies near the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, approximately 30 miles east of Seattle and 5 miles northeast of the city of North Bend….
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LIHI Certificate #5 – Skagit Project, Washington

August 28th, 2008 by

The Skagit River Hydroelectric Project (Project) is located in the upper Skagit River basin, in the North Cascade Mountains of Washington State. The Skagit River originates in Canada and drains into northeastern Puget Sound. The Skagit River basin, the third largest in Washington, drains 3,140 square miles, including about 390 square miles in Canada. The…
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LIHI Certificate #4 – Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project, Oregon

July 12th, 2012 by

The Falls Creek Hydroelectric project is a small electric power generating facility located near the South Santiam River, 25 miles east of Sweet Home, Oregon, in the Willamette National Forest. The Falls Creek project generates power from a small quantity of water falling 2,381 feet. It is a “high head” plant, and has one of…
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LIHI Certificate #3 – Putnam Hydropower Project, Connecticut

August 9th, 2012 by

The Putnam Hydropower Project is a small facility located on the Quinebaug River in the northeastern corner of Connecticut.  The drainage area of the Quinebaug River at Putnam (as measured at a USGS gage about 1.5 miles below the Putnam Project) is 328 square miles.  The Project has a 1.5 acre reservoir, and a pre-Civil…
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