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.

Application Received: Recertification of LIHI #95 – Passumpsic Hydroelectric Project, VT

June 12th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (June 12, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Passumpsic Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 95). The Project is located on the Passumpsic River in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #106 – Greenville Hydroelectric Project, CT

June 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (June 12, 2018): On June 11, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Greenville 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 in the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible to file…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #105 – Occum Hydroelectric Project, CT

June 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (June 12, 2018): On June 11, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Occum Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification with the following condition: Condition 1: The Owner shall provide an update on the status of the ongoing upstream fish passage studies in the annual compliance…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification #97 – Cavendish Hydroelectric Project, VT

June 5th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (June 5, 2018): On June 4, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Cavendish 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 in the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible to file…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification #32 – Newton Falls Hydroelectric Project, NY

June 5th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (June 5, 2018): On June 4, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Newton Falls Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification with the following condition: Condition 1:  The Owner shall install, and develop a flow rating for a staff gage or monument in the bypassed reach…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #34 – Black River and Beebee Island Hydroelectric Projects, NY

May 17th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 17, 2018): On May 16, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Black River/Beebee Island Hydroelectric Projects for a new 8-year term of Low Impact Certification. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented in the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #108 – Gilman Hydroelectric Project, NH

May 15th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 15, 2018): On May 14, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Gilman Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification with the following conditions: Condition 1: By December 31, 2018, the Owner shall provide LIHI with evidence of compliance with the water quality monitoring and with…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #104 – Rolfe Canal Hydroelectric Project, NH

May 15th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 15, 2018): On May 14, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Rolfe Canal Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification with the following conditions: Condition 1: LIHI shall be provided a copy of the report submitted to NHDES on the results of the planned 2018…
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Preliminary Decision: Certification of Middle Fork Irrigation District Project, OR

May 15th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (May 15, 2018) – On May 11, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Middle Fork Irrigation District (MFID), Powerhouses #1 and #2 for a 10-year term. This decision is preliminary pending the 30-day appeal window. Only those who commented in the initial application during the…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35B – Oswego River, NY

May 2nd, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 1, 2018): The Oswego River Hydroelectric project has received preliminary approval for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification.  The Certification includes one facility-specific condition carried over from the prior Certification and slightly modified, as follows: Condition 1:  The Owner shall provide an annual summary report along with its annual compliance letter…
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