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 No. 85 – Martinsville Hydroelectric Project, Vermont

May 3rd, 2012 by

Since 1985, Martinsville Hydro has operated this 250 kW, run of river facility on Lulls Brook in the Village of Hartland Three Corners in Hartland, Vermont. The project was issued a 401 Water Quality Certification on November 28, 1983 and a 50 year FERC License (7373-VT) on December, 8 1984. These same standards remain in…
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LIHI Certificate #82 – Newfound Hydroelectric Project, New Hampshire

November 17th, 2011 by

The Newfound Hydroelectric project is located in downtown Bristol, New Hampshire approximately 800 feet downstream from the crossing of Water Street over the Newfound River. The area in the vicinity of the dam is urban in character and typical of an old New England manufacturing city. The project is located in the Merrimack River Basin…
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LIHI Certificate #80 – Gardners Falls Project, Massachusetts

October 31st, 2011 by

The Gardners Falls project, licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) as Project No. 2234, is owned by Central Rivers Power MA, LLC. Project Name Gardners Falls LIHI Certificate No. 80 LIHI Certificate Term February 18, 2016 – February 18, 2021 Owner Central Rivers Power MA, LLC State Massachusetts Location Located at approximate river…
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LIHI Certificate #79 – Benton Falls, Sebasticook River, Maine

October 31st, 2011 by

The Benton Falls project is located in the village of Benton, Maine on the lower reaches of the Sebasticook River. The area around Benton village and Benton Falls sits in a broad valley cut through deep marine and lacustrine deposits of gravel, sand, silt, and clay surficial deposits. The generally flat or gently rolling topography…
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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 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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