Superhydro

by Alexander Danilevsky, (M.ASCE), Consulting Engr.; New York, N. Y.,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1984, Vol. 54, Issue 11, Pg. 54-57


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

In 1986, when its six turbine/pump-generator/motor units will be in operation, the Bath County Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project in Virginia will be the world's largest. Capacity will be 2,000 Mw and the rockfill/earthfill dam of the upper reservoir will be the highest dam east of the Mississippi. Harza Engineering Co. is the designer.



Subject Headings: Earthfill dams | Energy storage | Rock fills | Turbines | Rockfill dams | Waste storage | Hydro power | Water storage | North America | Virginia | United States | Mississippi

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