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.

Final Decision – Recertification of the Carver Falls Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #107, Poultney River, VT, NY.

January 18th, 2019 by

Lexington MA (January 18, 2019): The decision to recertify the Carver Falls Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on January 17, 2019. The new certification term for the Project is from December 4, 2017 through December 3, 2022.

Final Decision – Recertification of the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #96, Chicopee River, MA.

December 18th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (December 18, 2018): The decision to recertify the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on December 15, 2018. The new certification term for the Project is from March 27, 2017 through March 26, 2022.

LIHI Certificate #146 – Essex 19 Project, VT

December 18th, 2018 by

The Essex 19 Hydroelectric Project is owned by Green Mountain Power Corp (GMP) and is located at river mile (RM) 17.6 on the mainstem of the Winooski River, in the townships of Essex Junction and Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont.  The Winooski River flows to the northwest into Lake Champlain. Project Description The dam is built…
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Final Decision – LIHI Certificate #146 – Essex 19 Project, Winooski River, VT

December 18th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (December 18, 2018): The decision to certify the Essex 19 Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on December 16, 2018. The new certification term for the Project is from October 31, 2018 through October 30, 2023.

Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Facility, LIHI #96, Chicopee River, MA.

November 15th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 15, 2018): On November 15, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented on the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible…
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Final Decision – LIHI Certificate #145 – Opal Springs, OR

November 13th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (November 13, 2018):  The decision to certify the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on November 8, 2018. The new certification term for the Project is from April 25, 2018 through April 24, 2028.

LIHI Certificate No. #145 – Opal Springs Project, OR

November 13th, 2018 by

The Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project (OSHP) is located on the Lower Crooked River, and within a deep gorge approximately 5 miles southwest of Culver, in Jefferson County, Oregon. The Project extends from River Mile (RM) 6.9 on the Crooked River, less than a mile above Lake Billy Chinook, up to RM 7.8.  The Project is…
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Final Decision: Recertification of LIHI #10 – Worumbo Project, ME

October 25th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (October 25, 2018): The decision to recertify the Worumbo Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on October 13, 2018. The new certification term for the Project is from March 3, 2018 through March 2, 2023.

LIHI Certificate No. #144 – Emeryville Project

October 10th, 2018 by

The Emeryville Hydroelectric Project (“Project” or “facility”) is located on RM 70 of the Oswegatchie River, in the Town of Fowler, New York.  The Project is owned by KE Emeryville LLC and operated by KEI USA Power Management.  Operations at the Facility are regulated by three documents: a Settlement Agreement reached in 2010, a Water…
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Final Decision: Recertification of LIHI #92 – Pierce Mills Project, VT

September 4th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (August 15, 2018): The decision to recertify the Pierce Mills Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on August 11, 2018. The new term for the Pierce Mills Project is from February 6, 2017 through February 5, 2025.

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