Example of a potential micro-hydro site
Little Green Hydro, LLC (LGH) seeks farms in Vermont and/or New Hampshire to install and use the EcoHydro System with funding provided by LGH and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.
LGH has successfully completed USDA-REAP programs in prior years based on our Eco-Hydro System and […]
The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD), Agency of Natural Resources (ANR), and Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD) are currently initiating efforts to implement elements of an interagency MOU aimed at assisting hydropower developers with understanding the hydropower permitting process and receiving timely and coordinated agency feedback on potential projects. As part of these […]
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Reposted from CleanTechnica:
The one thing everyone working on energy issues in America can agree upon is non-existent energy policy action at the national level. But late last week President Obama signed two bipartisan bills that could create a major boost for US renewables generation from an unlikely source – small hydropower.
It’s kind of […]
Current run-of-river site on the Upper Stave River. From the Innergex website (link below).
By Editors of Electric Light & Power/ POWERGRID International
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. closed a $72 million non-recourse construction and term project financing for the Northwest Stave River run-of-river hydroelectric project located in British Columbia, Canada.
The 17.5 […]
By James Perkins
Today’s microhydro technology can provide the lowest-cost per kilowatt-hour of any renewable source and can be responsibly installed in an environmentally-sustainable manner. Vermont has thousands of viable sites for microhydro systems that can contribute to meeting the State’s renewable energy goals with small-scale, distributed generation.
June 1, 2012 Project Pre-Announcement
We are excited to announce a first-of-kind renewable energy project installing an EcoHydro System(TM) at a large dairy farm in Vermont to produce renewable, environmentally-sustainable electricity for the farm’s barns.
October 20, 2012 Project Pre-Announcement
The US Department of Agriculture Rural Energy for America Program (USDA/REAP) […]
Originally published in the August edition of Green Energy Times
By James Perkins
February 24, 2012 was a snowy late winter morning, but the halls in the Statehouse were already filled and the Committee meeting room was packed. We at Little Green Hydro had been asked to provide testimony to the Senate Energy and Natural […]
Re-posted from VPR 5/11/12
Some advocates would like to see Vermont towns go back to the renewable energy future by relying more heavily on hydroelectricity. They say a bill to simplify the permit process that’s pending on Governor Peter Shumlin’s desk would make that more likely, but skeptics say hydro is still too inefficient and […]