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Bear Swamp Relicensing

Public Website for the Relicensing of the Bear Swamp Project (FERC No. 2669)

 Welcome to Brookfield Renewable Energy Group’s Public Relicensing Website for the Bear Swamp Project. The Bear Swamp Project is located along the Deerfield 
River in northwestern Massachusetts and consists of two developments: the 600-megawatt Bear Swamp Pumped Storage Development and the 10-megawatt Fife Brook Development.

This site provides information about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) relicensing process for Bear Swamp Project and provides access to public documents developed throughout the relicensing. 

This site will be modified and updated throughout the relicensing, so please consult this page regularly for updates.


For questions about the Bear Swamp Project, the FERC relicensing process, or to be added to the Bear Swamp Project distribution list, please contact Brookfield Renewable’s Licensing Manager, Steve Murphy, at Individuals or organizations wishing to be added to the distribution list for the Project should provide contact information including contact name and mailing address.


FERC Online 

Integrated Licensing Process 


ILP Process and Schedule


Upcoming Events and Meetings

Recreation Survey