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Hydropower Licensing

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Gomez and Sullivan staff have been involved with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) hydropower licensing and compliance program for the past 30 years. We have participated in hydropower licensing processes on more than 60 projects ranging in size from less than one MW to the New York Power Authority’s 2,700 MW Niagara Power Project. From our extensive involvement in FERC proceedings, Gomez and Sullivan is noted for our understanding of FERC requirements and our implementation of effective solutions to fulfill them.

Our Hydropower Licensing Services Include:
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Licensing
  • Study Design, Implementation and Interpretation
  • Facilitation of Stakeholder Consultation
  • FERC License Amendments
  • Decommissioning Analyses
  • State and Federal Permitting
  • Strategic Assistance
  • Facilitation and Mediation of Settlement Agreements
  • Project Management
  • NEPA Analyses (EAs, EISs)
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