Analysis of Expanding the Wolf Creek Powerplant

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by Richard L. Mittelstadt, US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, OR, USA,
Stephen W. Eli, US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, OR, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '85:

Abstract: The Nashville District, Corps of Engineers, is examining the feasibility of expanding the Wolf Creek powerplant to increase its peaking capability. The economic analysis of peaking expansions has traditionally been a difficult problem. This paper describes a procedure that promises to be a substantial improvement over previous techniques.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | Rivers and streams | Hydrologic models | Economic factors | Feasibility studies | Hydraulic models | Water flow | North America | Nashville | Tennessee | United States

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