Robert Moses Procurement and Model Tests — A Contractor's Perspective

by G. Charles Allen, Jr., Voith Hydro Inc, York, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '91: A New View of Hydro Resources


This paper discusses (1) the need to provide realistic cost/benefit evaluation criteria in turbine bid specifications and (2) the benefits of competitive model testing. Recent procurement and model test efforts for the Robert Moses Niagara Power Project are used to illustrate these topics.

Subject Headings: Procurement | Contractors and subcontractors | Hydro power | Power plants | Hydraulic models | Economic factors | Bids | Turbines | New York | United States

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