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 #59 – Rice Rips Project, Maine

October 22nd, 2010 by

The Rice Rips Hydroelectric facility is located on Messalonskee stream in Oakland, Maine. The Rice Rips project is the one of four hydropower facilities between Messalonskee Lake dam and the Kennebec River. Three of these facilities, Rice Rips, Union Gas, and Oakland, are currently licensed under FERC project No. 2556. The Rice Rips facility is…
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LIHI Certificate #58 – Union Gas Project, Maine

October 22nd, 2010 by

The Union Gas Hydroelectric facility is located on Messalonskee stream in Waterville, Maine. The Union Gas project is the one of four hydropower facilities between Messalonskee Lake dam and the Kennebec River. Three of these facilities, Union Gas, Rice Rips, and Oakland, are currently licensed under FERC project No. 2556. The Union Gas facility is…
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LIHI Certificate #57 – Oakdale Hydroelectric Project, Massachusetts

July 21st, 2010 by

The MWRA supplies wholesale water to local water departments in 50 communities, primarily in the Boston metropolitan area. On average, MWRA supplies approximately 200 million gallons per day to its water system customers. MWRA’s water comes from the Quabbin Reservoir, about 65 miles west of Boston, and the Wachusett Reservoir, about 35 miles west of…
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LIHI Certificate #56 – Loring Road Hydroelectric Project, Massachusetts

July 21st, 2010 by

The MWRA supplies wholesale water to local water departments in 50 communities, primarily in the Boston metropolitan area. On average, MWRA supplies approximately 200 million gallons per day to its water system customers. MWRA’s water comes from the Quabbin Reservoir, about 65 miles west of Boston, and the Wachusett Reservoir, about 35 miles west of…
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LIHI Certificate #55 – Cosgrove Hydroelectric Project, Massachusetts

June 21st, 2010 by

The MWRA supplies wholesale water to local water departments in 50 communities, primarily in the Boston metropolitan area. On average, MWRA supplies approximately 200 million gallons per day to its water system customers. MWRA’s water comes from the Quabbin Reservoir, about 65 miles west of Boston, and the Wachusett Reservoir, about 35 miles west of…
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LIHI Certificate #54 – Jackson Mills Hydroelectric Project, New Hampshire

July 21st, 2010 by

The Jackson Mills Project is located on the Nashua River approximately 700 feet downstream from the crossing of Route 3 (Main Street) in Nashua New Hampshire. The area in the vicinity of the project is urban in character and typical of an old New England manufacturing city. The Nashua public library is located on the…
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LIHI Certificate #53 – Bear River Hydroelectric Project, Idaho

May 19th, 2010 by

The Bear River Basin is located in northeastern Utah, southeastern Idaho, and southwestern Wyoming. It comprises approximately 7,500 square miles of mountain and valley lands (2,700 in Idaho, 3,300 in Utah, and 1,500 in Wyoming). The Bear River begins in the Uinta Mountains in Utah and extends 500 miles, crossing state boundaries five times before…
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LIHI Certificate #52 – Penacook Upper Hydroelectric Project, New Hampshire

April 21st, 2010 by

The project is located on the lower Contoocook River in Merrimack County in the southeastern New Hampshire Village of Penacook. The Contoocook River enters the Merrimack River upstream of the fifth mainstream dam. The Village of Penacook is made up of a small part of the Town of Boscawen and the northern end of the…
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LIHI Certificate #51 – Arkansas River Dam No.2 Hydroelectric Project, Arkansas

June 16th, 2014 by

Arkansas River Dam No. 2 Project is one of a number of hydroelectric projects constructed by retrofitting existing dams on the Arkansas River. Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC), a rural electric cooperative corporation, developed the projects to reduce long-term costs of producing energy for its 17 distribution cooperatives around the state and, equally important, to…
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LIHI Certificate #50 – Alternatives Hydroelectric Project, Massachusetts

April 21st, 2010 by

The Alternatives Project is located on the Mumford River in the Town of Northbridge, Village of Whitinsville, Massachusetts.  The Mumford River is a tributary of the Blackstone River with a watershed of about 335 square miles in Massachusetts and 258 square miles in Rhode Island. Land use within the Blackstone River Basin is primarily forest…
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