Multiple Purpose Power Plant Capacity

by R.E. Krueger,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 51-64

Document Type: Journal Paper


Aspects of economic operation of hydroelectric portion of multiple purpose projects of Bureau of Reclamation; hydroelectric plants are required to produce saleable power from head available without detriment to other purposes of project; revenue from hydroelectric power often represents payout of entire project; turbine capability at design of turbine depends on irrigation demands of project.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | Turbines | Economic factors | Bureau of Reclamation | Head (fluid mechanics) | Revenues | Hydraulic design

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