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The Federal Energy Regularory Commission (FERC) oversees all hydropower projects, and issues licenses for the construction and continuance of hydropower facilities.

Program Administrator:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – FERC

Services Provided:

Federal Regulatory Commission’s responsibilities include:

  • Issuance of licenses for the construction of a new project
  • Issuance of licenses for the continuance of an existing project
  • Oversight of all ongoing project operations, including dam safety inspections and environmental monitoring.


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