Planning and Operation of Hydropower Development on a Navigation System, a Case Studyby Melvin L. Koleber, Jr., Benham-Holway Power Group, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Waterpower '89
Abstract: This paper examines the steps taken to optimally develop the hydropower plant at Lock and Dam No. 13 on the Arkansas River as part of an existing multiple use system. The specific items discussed will include the sizing of the turbines and other equipment, the methods utilized for the determination of energy production and dependable capacity, comparison of operating schemes for the plant (run-of-river and ponding operation), and the planning and operational interface requirements of the existing system.
Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | Case studies | Navigation (waterway) | Locks (dam) | Turbines | Existing buildings | Comparative studies | Locks (waterway) | Rivers and streams | Arkansas
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