History of Power Cost in New England

by H.M. Turner,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-23

Document Type: Journal Paper


History of cost from small water powers of Colonial Period through large industrial water powers; growth of steam power, development of early hydroelectric power companies, and growth of purchased power by industry, up to present interconnected public utility systems; emphasis on methods of production rather than on statistical costs.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Steam power | History | Industries | Lifeline systems | Water supply systems | Electric power | Statistics | New England | United States

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