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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Little Falls Hydroelectric Project

February 14th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (January 30, 2018) – On January 24, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Little Falls project with the following condition: Condition 1. The Owner shall update LIHI on the following activities in the annual LIHI compliance statement: The status of the effectiveness testing of downstream…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Mallison Falls Hydroelectric Project

February 14th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (January 30, 2018) – On January 24, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Mallison Falls project with the following conditions: Condition 1. The Owner shall provide LIHI with a copy of the 2018 effectiveness study of the upstream eel passage, along with MDMR and USFWS…
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LIHI Certificate #138 – Dundee Hydroelectric Project, ME

February 14th, 2018 by

Project Description The Dundee project was originally constructed in 1913 and is the third hydro project downstream of the Sebago Lake outlet. The Project was originally FERC licensed in 1981, and currently holds a 40‐year license issued on October 2, 2003. The project includes a 50-ft high dam/spillway and contains 3 Francis turbines.  It is…
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LIHI Certificate #139 – Gambo Hydroelectric Project, ME

September 6th, 2017 by

  Project Description The Gambo Project was originally constructed in 1911 and is the fourth hydro project downstream of the Sebago Lake outlet. The Project was originally FERC licensed in 1980, and currently holds a 40‐year license issued on October 2, 2003.  It has a 24-foot-high dam, a 737-foot-long, 15-foot-deep intake canal, and 2 Francis…
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LIHI Certificate No. 137 – Eel Weir Hydroelectric Project, ME

September 6th, 2017 by

Project Description The headgate of the Eel Weir hydroelectric project is located at the outlet of Sebago Lake in the towns of Windham and Standish, Maine. The Presumpscot River originates from this point and extends roughly 25 miles southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Casco Bay. The original license for the Eel Weir Project was…
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May 31, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Certification of Ladd’s Mill Project, VT

May 31st, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 31, 2017) – LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames has announced a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Ladd’s Mill Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-8242) satisfies the LIHI Certification Criteria. As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, the Preliminary Certification Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #97 – Cavendish, VT

May 22nd, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 22, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Cavendish Hydroelectric project. The Cavendish Hydroelectric Project is located in the town of Cavendish, Windsor County, Vermont, on the Black River, 20.8 miles upstream of its confluence with the…
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May 17, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #3 – Putnam, CT

May 17th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 17, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Putnam Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-5645) continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria. As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, the Preliminary Certification Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #99 – Middlebury Lower, VT

May 17th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 17, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Middlebury Lower Hydroelectric project. The Middlebury Lower Project is located on the Lower Falls of the Otter Creek roughly one mile downstream from Middlebury village in the towns of Middlebury and Weybridge, in Addison…
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May 11, 2017 – Preliminary Decision – Re-certification of LIHI Certificate #78 – Slack Dam, VT

May 11th, 2017 by

Harrington Park, New Jersey (May 11, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has issued a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Slack Dam Hydroelectric Project continues to satisfy the LIHI Certification Criteria. The certification includes two facility-specific conditions as follows: Condition 1.  If either the U.S. FWS or the state fisheries management agency requires the facility to provide…
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