Evaluation of Federal Hydroelectric Power Projects

by Jr. Whipple,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 153-170

Document Type: Journal Paper


Original yardstick basis; 1954 agreement and tax-equivalent principle; economic analysis of Beaver, Savannah River and Laurel River projects; Tennessee Valley Authority practice; other federal deviations from 1954 criteria; benefit-cost ratio; interest-rate considerations; risk and interest rates; taxes foregone and economic theory; economic life of projects.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Economic factors | Risk management | Rivers and streams | Federal government | Agreements and treaties | Benefit cost ratios | Taxation | Tennessee | United States

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