Publications and Downloads


Hydro 101 - This is a PDF file (2.2M) of Lori Barg's presentation on small-scale hydro to the Renewable Energy Vermont conference in Burlington, Vermont, on October 19, 2006.

Vermont's Undeveloped Hydro Potential - This is a PDF version (6M) of a presentation Lori Barg made at a Vermont Agency of Natural Resources conference in April of 2007.

Best Practices Guide for Small Hydro - A 2.7M PDF.

Vermont Hydro Development Handbook - A dated (1980) but valuable publication by the Vermont  Public Service Board.


News and Information

Lori on WGDR
Listen to Community Hydro founder Lori Barg discuss the benefits of local hydroelectric projects on WGDR radio.

The Barton Chronicle News Story
Community Hydro Founder Lori Barg is featured in a news story about the resurgance of small-scale hydropower in The Chronicle on December 20, 2006.

Burlington Free Press News Story
The Burlington Free Press covers statewide interest in small-scale hydropower. (December 8, 2006)

Times Argus News Story
Following Community Hydro's lead, the City of Barre is pursuing power generation from its water filtration system. (May 8, 2006)

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