Power from Geothermal Stream at the Geyser Power Plants

by A.W. Bruce,
B.C. Albritton,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 23-46

Document Type: Journal Paper


Geothermal steam power plant between Cloverdale and Calistoga in California will have 12,500 kw capacity; turbine generator will be installed at ground level; steam will be condensed in barometric condenser and noncondensable gases will be removed by steam jet gas ejectors; use of corrosion resistant alloy steels; plant will operate automatically unattended and with remote alarm.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Thermal power | Steam power | Hydro power | Natural gas | Turbines | Dissolved gases | Alloys | Corrosion | North America | California | United States

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