Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2009-11-23 10:34
The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has certified three more projects that meet their low-impact certification criteria. The three projects are Winooski in Vermont, Farmers Irrigation District in Oregon; and the Robertson and Ashuelot in New Hampshire.
Through the certification, LIHI recognizes that these projects have avoided or reduced their environmental impacts as required in their certification process.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2008-12-17 11:05
In a petition submitted last week, two utilities in New England have requested FERC to approve construction of a transmission tie line connecting New England with the Hydro-Québec system in Canada. The utilities- Northeast Utilities Service Company and NSTAR Electric Company have already singed a Memorandum of Agreement with Hydro Québec for the construction of the transmission line to be designed to transmit at least 1,200 MW.