Efficiency Monitoring Yields Large Revenue Gainsby Scott R. Hamilton, Washington Water Power Co, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Waterpower '89
Abstract: This paper presents a Washington Water Power Company program to increase hydroelectric plant operations' efficiency. This increase is due to improved flow, head, and megawatt data displayed on a continuous basis for the operator as power production efficiency. Improvements of over 6% have occurred.
Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | Revenues | Data processing | Data collection | Water conservation | Hydrologic data | Head (fluid mechanics) | Washington | North America | United States
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