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.

Gorham Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #153 – Androscoggin River, NH

April 2nd, 2019 by

The Gorham Hydroelectric Project is located on the Androscoggin River in northern New Hampshire in Coos County, in the town of Gorham. The Project is one of seven hydroelectric projects within an 11-mile reach of the Androscoggin River between Berlin and Shelburne, New Hampshire. There are five hydroelectric projects within 8-river-miles upstream of the Gorham…
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LIHI Certificate #149 – Pownal Hydroelectric Project, Hoosic River, Vermont

March 18th, 2019 by

The Pownal Hydroelectric Project (Project) is located at the former Pownal Tannery Plant on the Hoosic River in Bennington County, Town of Pownal, Village of North Pownal, Vermont along State Route 346. The Town of Pownal is located in the southwestern most region of the State of Vermont approximately 30 miles from the New York…
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Final Decision – Certification of the Waterbury Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #148, Little River, VT

March 11th, 2019 by

Lexington MA (March 11, 2019): The decision to certify the Waterbury Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on March 8, 2019. The certification term for the Project is from November 16, 2018 through November 15, 2023 with an opportunity to extend the term to November 15, 2026.

Final Decision – Recertification of the Silver Lake Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #91, Sucker Brook, VT.

February 12th, 2019 by

Lexington MA (February 12, 2019): The decision to recertify the Silver Lake Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on February 10, 2019. The new certification term for the Project is from February 6, 2017 through February 5, 2022.

Final Decision – Certification of the Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #147, Upper Ammonoosuc River, NH

February 12th, 2019 by

Lexington MA (February 12, 2019): The decision to certify the Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on February 10, 2019. The certification term for the Project is from June 4, 2018 through June 3, 2023.

LIHI Certificate #147 – Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project, Upper Ammonoosuc River, NH

February 12th, 2019 by

The Brooklyn Dam Project (Project) is owned by Ampersand Brooklyn Dam Hydro LLC and located on the lower section of the Upper Ammonoosuc River in Northumberland, Coos County, NH. between the Red Dam, located about 0.8 miles upstream and the Weston Hydropower Project, located about 0.7 miles downstream. The Upper Ammonoosuc River is separate from…
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Final Decision – Recertification of the Beaver River Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #7, Beaver River, NY

February 4th, 2019 by

Lexington MA (February 4, 2019): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a final decision on the recertification of the Beaver River Hydroelectric Project. This project is located on the Beaver River in New York. On December 5, 2018, LIHI announced the Preliminary Decision, made by the LIHI Governing Board Technical Committee, that the Beaver River…
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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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