Harrington Park, New Jersey (February 27, 2017) – On January 20, 2017, LIHI Executive Director Shannon Ames, announced a Preliminary Certification Decision that the Martinsville Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. P-7373) satisfies the LIHI Certification Criteria.

As provided for in Section 4.2.5 of the LIHI 2nd Edition Handbook, notice of the preliminary decision to certify was posted on the Institute’s website and sent to the stakeholder email distribution list on January 23, 2017. A 30-day period was provided to anyone who commented on the original application to request an appeal, and no requests for appeal were received.

The Martinsville Project is now deemed certified by LIHI for a five (5) year term. The effective certification date for the Martinsville Project is April 30, 2016, expiring on April 30, 2021.