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.

Waterbury Project – Complete Application Received

November 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 20, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Waterbury Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2090). The Project is located on the Little River Sucker Brook in the in the town of Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we…
read more

Waterbury Project – Complete Application Received

November 20th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 20, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for Low Impact Certification of the Waterbury Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2090). The Project is located on the Little River in the in the town of Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested…
read more

Preliminary Decision – LIHI Certification of the Essex 19 Hydroelectric Facility, Winooski River, Essex Junction, VT

November 16th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 16, 2018): On November 16, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Essex 19 Hydroelectric Project, with the following two conditions: Condition 1: The facility Owner shall continue to work collaboratively with VDEC to determine any additional needs for ongoing monitoring and reporting of operations and…
read more

Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Red Bridge Hydroelectric Facility, LIHI #96, Chicopee River, MA.

November 15th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 15, 2018): On November 15, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Red Bridge 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 on the initial application during the 60-day comment period are eligible…
read more

Silver Lake Project – LIHI #91 – Complete Application Received

November 6th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (November 6, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Silver Lake Hydroelectric Project (LIHI #91). The Project is located on Sucker Brook in the towns of Leicester and Salisbury, Vermont. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are…
read more

Kingsley Dam Project – LIHI #37 – Complete Application Received

October 24th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (October 23, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Kingsley Dam Hydroelectric Project (LIHI #37). The Project is located on the North Platte and Platt Rivers in south-central Nebraska. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested…
read more

Lake Chelan Project – LIHI #30 – Complete Application Received

October 24th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (October 23, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Lake Chelan Hydroelectric Project (LIHI #30). The Project is located on the Chelan River in Chelan County, Washington. LIHI is seeking public comment on this application.  Specifically, we are interested in knowing…
read more

Carver Falls Hydroelectric Project – LIHI #107 – Complete Application Received

October 9th, 2018 by

Lexington, MA (October 9, 2018): The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Carver Falls Hydroelectric Project (LIHI # 107). The Project is located in the towns of Fair Haven and West Haven, Rutland County, Vermont, and in the town of Hampton, Washington County, New…
read more

Preliminary Decision – LIHI Certification of the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Facility

October 9th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (October 9, 2018): On October 8, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project. 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 file an appeal. Such appeal…
read more

Preliminary Decision – Recertification of the Worumbo Hydroelectric Facility, LIHI #10

September 13th, 2018 by

Lexington MA (September 13, 2018): On September 13, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved the Worumbo Hydroelectric Project for a new 5-year term of Low Impact Certification, with the following conditions: Condition 1: The Owner shall make initial contact with the MEDEP by December 31, 2018 and seek to initiate consultation with the…
read more

Certification HandbookEligibilityCriteria & StandardsLIHI FeesHow To ApplyMarketing Guidelines