February 8, 2019

Job Description

Littoral Power System Inc. (LPS), located in Fall River MA, seeks a Senior Design Engineer to lead and conduct the final stages of product development and commercial installation of LPS’s modular hydropower system.

LPS develops and distributes new hydropo...

February 8, 2019

Overview of LPS technololgy.

January 22, 2018

LPS has begun testing of various full-sized components of its innovative modular dam systems.  The tests are being conducted at Alden Research Laboratory with design input and guidance from GZA GeoEnvironmental.  Components to be tested include rack frame members, conn...

August 22, 2017

Visited the Grand Coulee Dam yesterday…Wow!   

Grand Coulee, the second largest dam in the world stands 550 feet tall, is 500 feet thick at the base and just 57 feet shy of a mile long. She has 6.8 million kilowatts of power capacity from her 33 generators producin...

July 11, 2017

We are honored to have been invited as one of five participating groups in Oak Ridge National Laboratories' workshop on Standard Modular Hydropower. The workshop, hosted by ORNL, brought together over a dozen scientists and engineers from one of the nation’s top resear...

June 15, 2017

Stuart Weyland-Smith attended the Offshore Wind Supply Chain Forum hosted by the MA Clean Energy Center at the Boston Marriott yesterday. Key speakers at the event included:

  • Secretary Matthew Beaton - MA Executive Office of Energy and Environment Affairs

  • S...

June 14, 2017

To breech or not to breech? Remove or repair/replace?

These are the questions being debated in towns across the nation as they try to figure out what to do with aging dams that need repair.  On average, dams in the U.S. are 56 years old, and there are almost 91,000 of '...

June 13, 2017

While geopolitical discussions are constantly in the news and we at LPS certainly hope they will be successful and lead to global peace and stable relations, here at LPS when we talk about global stability we are generally talking about something else: how to keep a mo...

January 26, 2017

“Truth is in things, not words,” said Herman Melville. Today, Jan 26th, surrounded by leviathan lore at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, the LPS team reached a milestone of truth. Professional engineers, businesspersons, managers, professors and students gathered around...

August 15, 2016

A summer full of clean energy, does it get any better?

My time with LPS working as an intern this summer has been intriguing. I have been consistently engaged, yet challenged with each new project we take on as interns. We’ve played a part in the design concept of each...

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