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 #12 – Tallassee Shoals Project, Georgia

May 30th, 2014 by

The Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Project is located on the Middle Oconee River .5 miles downstream of GA Hwy 330 in Clarke and Jackson Counties, Georgia.  The original dam was constructed in 1895 and the current project was constructed in 1985.  Operations began in 1986. Project Name Tallassee Shoals LIHI Certificate Number 12 LIHI Effective and…
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LIHI Certificate #11 – Pawtucket Project, Rhode Island

August 20th, 2014 by

The project is located at the mouth of the Blackstone River, one of the largest tributaries draining to Narragansett Bay; the waters immediately below the dam are fully tidal salt water (i.e., the dam is at “head of tide”), and also the head of the Seekonk River (an estuarine river). The Blackstone River, which originates…
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LIHI Certificate #10 – Worumbo Project, Maine

May 5th, 2014 by

The Worumbo Project is located on the Androscoggin River in Lisbon Falls and Durham, Maine.  It is the third dam on the Androscoggin River, upstream from the Pejepscot Project (FERC No.4784) and the Brunswick Project (FERC No.2284). Project Name Worumbo LIHI Certificate Number 10 LIHI Effective and Expiration Dates March 3, 2018 to March 2,…
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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 Project (operated by the applicant, City of Tacoma).  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…
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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, 2018 July 15, 2023 Owner Brookfield Renewable Energy Group State New York Location…
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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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