Essex staff prepared: Shoreline Management; Critical Habitats Management, and; Littoral Zone Monitoring Plans as a FERC license compliance requirement.
Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) and Renewable Energy Credit (REC) certifications for new and existing hydrpower projects.
The Essex Partnership performed a Condition Assessment of existing equipment and Upgrade Feasibility Study at New England’s largest pump storage hydro project.
Collaborative discussions between developers, regulators, and non-governmental organizations are taking place throughout the country to examine regional scale energy development opportunities. These efforts range from watershed-scale hydropower planning to coordinating the mulit-state infrastructure needs in preparation for the arrival of next-generation electric vehicles.
BDCP is a collaborative effort involving water users resource agencies to develop a Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) that would allow for continued water diversions while protecting listed species.