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.

Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #93 – Arnold Falls Project, VT

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (July 12, 2018): On July 12, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Arnold Falls 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…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #92 – Pierce Mills Project, VT

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (July 12, 2018): On July 12, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Pierce Mills Hydroelectric Project 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 to…
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Worumbo Hydro Project – LIHI #10 – Complete Application Received

July 12th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (July 12, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Worumbo Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 10). The Project is located on the Androscoggin River in Lisbon Falls and Durham, Maine. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI #4 – Falls Creek Project, OR

June 21st, 2018 by

Lexington MA (June 21, 2018): On June 21, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project 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 to…
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Application Received: Recertification of LIHI #95 – Passumpsic Hydroelectric Project, VT

June 12th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (September 6, 2018): On September 4, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Passumpsic Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification, with the following conditions: Condition 1: The Owner shall provide LIHI with evidence that FERC has approved the Revised Flow Management Plan (filed by GMP on…
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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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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35A – Oswego Falls, NY

May 1st, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 1, 2018): The Oswego Falls Falls Hydroelectric project has received preliminary approval for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification. As provided for in the LIHI 2nd Edition Certification Handbook, the Preliminary Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if prepared) report of the Executive Director, will be posted on the…
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Preliminary Decision: Recertification of LIHI Certificate #33 – Willamette Falls, OR

April 27th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (May 3, 2018): The Willamette Falls Hydroelectric project has received preliminary approval for a new 10-year term of Low Impact Certification. As provided for in the LIHI 2nd Edition Certification Handbook, the Preliminary Decision, along with the Application Reviewer’s report and (if prepared) report of the Executive Director, will be posted on the Institute’s…
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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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