TVA's Paradise Steam Plant

by R.A. Elliot,
W.F. Emmons,
H.T. Lofft,


Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 89-120


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Construction of steam station in Western Kentucky coal fields is described; station is to have initial installation of two 650-Mw generating units; problems involved in planning, site selection, fuel supply, design, and construction of largest generating units in world (as of 1962) are reported.

Subject Headings: Construction sites | Site investigation | Fuels | Steam power | North America | Kentucky | United States

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