Pending Applications

This page lists applications that are currently under review for Low Impact Certification. 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.

Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Cert #32 – Newton Falls, NY

March 13th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (March 13, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Newton Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on the Oswegatchie River in the Town of Clifton, St. Lawrence County, New York, approximately 98 miles upstream of the river’s confluence with the St….
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Preliminary Decision: Lowell Hydroelectric Project, MA

March 12th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (March 12, 2018) – On March 9, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Lowell project with the following conditions: Condition 1. The Owner shall continue to maintain the current voluntary seasonal attraction flows in the bypass reach and full season fish ladder operation (See LIHI…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #106 – Greenville, CT

February 28th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 28, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Greenville Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located in Norwich, CT on the Shetucket River approximately 1.3 river miles above the confluence with the Thames River and approximately 1.5 river miles below…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #105 – Occum, CT

February 28th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 28, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Occum Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 105). The Project is located on the Shetucket River, a tributary to the Thames River, in the Village of Occum, City of Norwich and Village of…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Middle Fork Irrigation District Hydroelectric Project, Plants No.1 and No.2

February 26th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 26, 2018) –  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete application from the Middle Fork Irrigation District (MFID) for the Low Impact Certification of Hydro Plant No. 1 and No. 2 of the Middle Fork Irrigation District Hydroelectric Project located in Parkdale, Oregon (FERC exempt No. P-4458). LIHI is…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of Gilman Hydroelectric Project

February 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 20, 2018) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Gilman Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on the Connecticut River at river mile 300 in the Village of Gilman, VT in the Town of Lunenburg, Essex County, Vermont, and in…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Emeryville Hydroelectric Project

February 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass. (February 20, 2018) –  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete application from KEI (USA) Power Management Inc. for the Low Impact Certification of the Emeryville Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2850), owned by KE Emeryville LLC.  The project is located at river mile 70 on the Oswegatchie River in the…
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Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #98 – Weybridge, VT

February 15th, 2018 by

October 26, 2017: On October 26, 2017, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) received a complete application from Green Mountain Power for the Low Impact Certification of the Weybridge Hydroelectric Project, located in Webridge and New Haven, VT (FERC 2731). LIHI is seeking public comment on this application. Specifically, we are interested in knowing whether you think…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #100 – South Milton, NH

February 15th, 2018 by

February 9, 2018: The South Milton Hydroelectric Project has received preliminary approval for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification.  The Certification includes the following conditions: Condition 1: The Owner shall continue to maintain a minimum flow of 58 cfs, or inflow if less, in the bypassed reach of river. Condition 2: The Owner shall…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35B – Oswego River, NY

February 14th, 2018 by

January 2, 2018: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Oswego River Hydroelectric Project. The Oswego River Project is located along the Oswego River in Oswego County, New York. The 2017 application materials can be found on the project page HERE. LIHI is…
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