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. Or at the top of the page, click on Facilities and then Pending Applications to view a table of all currently pending applications and links to their project pages.

Cataract Project – Complete Application Received

April 7th, 2020 by

April 7, 2020: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Cataract Hydroelectric Project.   The Project’s application materials can be found below. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application. Comments that are directly tied to specific LIHI criteria (flows, water quality, fish passage, etc.) will be…
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Farmers Irrigation District Project, LIHI #45 – Complete Application Received

March 31st, 2020 by

Lexington MA (March 31, 2020):  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Farmers Irrigation District Hydroelectric Project.  The complete application can be found HERE. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application. Comments that are directly tied to specific LIHI criteria (flows, water quality, fish passage,…
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Prospect No. 3 Project, LIHI #109 – Complete Application Received

March 24th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (March 24, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete recertification application from Pacificorp Energy for the Prospect No. 3 Project located on the South Fork of Rogue River in Jackson County, Oregon. The complete application can be found HERE. LIHI is seeking comment on this application. Comments that are directly…
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Preliminary Decision – Recertification of Gregg’s Falls, LIHI #120

March 17th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (March 17, 2020):  On March 16, 2020 the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Gregg’s Falls Project (LIHI #120) for a new 8-year term of Low Impact Certification. The Certificate includes the following condition: Condition 1: If the Facility owner receives notification from FWS or NHFG during the term of LIHI…
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Preliminary Decision – Certification of the Milo Project, Pending LIHI #168

March 16th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (March 16, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Milo Hydroelectric Project (pending LIHI #168) located on the Sebec River, approximately two river miles upstream of its confluence with the Piscataquis River, in the town of Milo, Piscataquis County, Maine. This decision is preliminary pending the…
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Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Penacook Upper Project, LIHI #52

March 5th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (March 5, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact Recertification for the Penacook Upper Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #52. There is one mandatory and one option condition on the Certificate. Condition 1: Since the Project is in relicensing and is likely to receive a new FERC license during the new…
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Ware River Project, LIHI #47 – Complete Application Received

February 25th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (February 25, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete recertification application from Ware River Power, Inc. for the Ware River Project located on the Ware River in Ware, Massachusetts. The complete application can be found HERE. LIHI is seeking comment on this application. Comments that are directly tied to specific…
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Woronoco, LIHI #68 – Complete Application Received

February 24th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (February 24, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Recertification of the Woronoco Hydroelectric Project.   The complete application can be found HERE. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application. Comments that are directly tied to specific LIHI criteria (flows, water quality, fish passage, etc.) will…
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Preliminary Decision – Recertification of Clement Dam, LIHI #117

February 6th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (February 6, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact Recertification for the Clement Dam Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #117. There is one condition on the Certificate. Condition 1: In order to maintain compliance with the Upstream Fish Passage Criterion, the facility Owner shall report in its annual compliance statement to…
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Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Androscoggin Project, LIHI #48

January 9th, 2020 by

Lexington MA (January 9, 2020): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has preliminarily approved Low Impact Recertification for the Androscoggin Hydroelectric Project, LIHI #48. There are no conditions on the Certificate. 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 to…
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