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 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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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certificate #35A – Oswego Falls, 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 Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Oswego Falls Project is located on the Oswego River in the city of Fulton, Oswego County, New York. The 2017 application materials can be found on the project…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certification #4 – Falls Creek, OR

February 14th, 2018 by

January 30, 2018:  The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project. The Project is located on Falls Creek, 20 miles east of Sweet Home, in the Willamette National Forest, Oregon. The complete application can be found below.  LIHI is seeking public…
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LIHI Pending Application – Recertification of LIHI Certification #104 – Rolfe Canal

February 14th, 2018 by

Lexington, Massachusetts (August 31, 2017) – The Low Impact Hydropower Institute has received a complete application for a new term of Low Impact Certification for the Rolfe Canal Hydroelectric Facility FERC No. 3240. The Rolfe Canal Hydroelectric Facility is located on the Contoocook River in the City of Concord, New Hampshire. The 2017 application materials can be found at the…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Little Falls Hydroelectric Project

February 14th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (January 30, 2018) – On January 24, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Little Falls project with the following condition: Condition 1. The Owner shall update LIHI on the following activities in the annual LIHI compliance statement: The status of the effectiveness testing of downstream…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Mallison Falls Hydroelectric Project

February 14th, 2018 by

Lexington, Mass (January 30, 2018) – On January 24, 2018, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) preliminarily approved Low Impact Certification for the Mallison Falls project with the following conditions: Condition 1. The Owner shall provide LIHI with a copy of the 2018 effectiveness study of the upstream eel passage, along with MDMR and USFWS…
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LIHI Certificate #138 – Dundee Hydroelectric Project, ME

February 14th, 2018 by

Project Description The Dundee project was originally constructed in 1913 and is the third hydro project downstream of the Sebago Lake outlet. The Project was originally FERC licensed in 1981, and currently holds a 40‐year license issued on October 2, 2003. The project includes a 50-ft high dam/spillway and contains 3 Francis turbines.  It is…
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LIHI Pending Application – Certification of Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project

October 26th, 2017 by

February 12, 2019: The decision to certify the Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project is final. No appeals were received during the appeal period which closed on February 10, 2019. The certification term for the Project is from June 4, 2018 through June 3, 2023. January 11, 2019: On January 10, 2019, the Low Impact Hydropower Institute…
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LIHI Certificate #139 – Gambo Hydroelectric Project, ME

September 6th, 2017 by

  Project Description The Gambo Project was originally constructed in 1911 and is the fourth hydro project downstream of the Sebago Lake outlet. The Project was originally FERC licensed in 1980, and currently holds a 40‐year license issued on October 2, 2003.  It has a 24-foot-high dam, a 737-foot-long, 15-foot-deep intake canal, and 2 Francis…
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