History of Power Cost in New England

by H.M. Turner,


Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-23


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: History of cost from small water powers of Colonial Period through large industrial water powers; growth of steam power, development of early hydroelectric power companies, and growth of purchased power by industry, up to present interconnected public utility systems; emphasis on methods of production rather than on statistical costs.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | History | Steam power | Industries | Statistics | Water supply systems | Electric power | Lifeline systems | North America | New England | United States

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