Operations and Maintenance Manual for Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Projectby Garson N. Gilbert, Stone & Webster Engineering Corp, Denver, United States,
Larry Wolf, Stone & Webster Engineering Corp, Denver, United States,
Abstract: Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Project is located on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. The project consists of two 63 MVA turbine-generators fed via a single 3.5-mile-long penstock. The water source is Lake Bradley which was enlarged by the construction of a rockfill dam. Generation is to be controlled remotely by microwave link. The Bradley Lake O&M Manual was produced in lieu of a standard plant manual. Maintenance is to be scheduled and managed by a conputerized system. Operation in Alaska requires adherence to safety requirements, preparation for emergency situations and reporting for expense and rate structure considerations.
Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | Lakes | Maintenance | Electric power | Structural safety | Conduits | Turbines | North America | Alaska | United States
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