Stochastic Analysis of Seasonal Hydraulic Conductivity
Infiltration data collected by a ring infiltrometer tests, for summer, fall, and spring seasons, were used to determine hydraulic conductivity using Philip's two-term infiltration equation....

Overview of AWARE: A Software Tool for Balancing Power and Nonpower Values in Water Resource Planning
Decision Focus Incorporated has developed a software tool for the Electric Power Research Institute to help utilities and other water resource planners examine the social trade-offs between...

Reliability-Centered Management of Wood Transmission Lines
Through implementing reliability-centered management concepts, more cost-effective management of wood pole transmission lines may be achieved. By identifying individual structures and...

Extended Experience with a Short-Term Hydropower Scheduling Model in New England
The New England Power Exchange (NEPEX) is responsible for the central dispatch of power throughout New England. To assure the maximum benefits of power pooling, the electric facilities...

Ocean Energy Recovery
the State of the Art
This book, Ocean Energy Recovery: The State of the Art, establishes the state of the art in the full range of renewable energy technologies....

Wind Power in Antarctica—Case Histories of the North Wind HR3 Wind Turbine
The combination of extreme weather conditons and remoteness of the Antarctic sites makes them even better suited for wind turbine installations since the alternative power sources are...

Valuing Residual Emissions in Electricity Planning
Incorporating the valuation of residual emissions into calculations of social cost permits comparisons among alternative sources of electricity generation inclusive of environmental impacts....

Precipitator Retrofit and Repair: A Case Study
Described is a difficult fossil power station retrofit project performed on a tight schedule at a congested site. Installation of a new supplementary precipitator and structural repairs...

Retrofitting Existing Fossil Plant Facilities
This paper summarizes the contents of and provides some insight into the usefulness a structural engineer will get from the publication 'Retrofitting Existing Fossil Plant...

Exploring CO2 Emissions Reduction Strategies
Concern for potential climate change resulting from the greenhouse effect may be the biggest factor in energy planning in the 1990s. A 20% reduction in CO2,...

Electric Utility Planning for Greenhouse Concerns
International concerns for the potential of significant climate change resulting from the greenhouse phenomenon have focused increasing attention on the emissions of carbon dioxide and...

The Low Temperature Engine System—Status Report
Computer simulations have shown the Low-Temperature Engine System (LTES), a breakthrough in application of long-established thermodynamic principles, to offer double digit power output...

The Future of Non-Utility Generation
The business of designing, constructing and operating non-utility owned electric power plants continues to evolve into the 1990s. The industry is consolidating as smaller market participants...

Screening Emissions Control Measures
Under the new Clean Air Act, electric utilities will be able to choose from a wider range of sulfur dioxide emissions control options than in the past. Among the newly available measures...

Stabilized Fly Ash Cover for a Municipal Waste Landfill
The study reported herein and several recently related projects have been aimed at reducing the hydraulic conductivity of fly ash and physiochemically fixing any potential leachable metals....

Environmental Aspects and Compliance Costs of Hydropower Regulation
Recent experiences by American Electric Power with respect to mitigation at hydroelectric project sites on the upper Ohio River indicate that compliance with environmental regulations...

Automation of Union Electric's Hydro-Power Plants
Union Electric Company is spending twelve million dollars on Electronic Control and Monitoring equipment at two of their hydro-electric plants (a total of twenty-seven generating units)...

Innovative Aspects of the DQE/GPU Project
The DQE-GPU joint project is an endeavor at supplying electricity to its customers in an economically competative way. The project cosists of using existing power stations in the Three...

Energy Education in the Higher Education Systems of California
At San Francisco State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara there is an energy course: Societal Problems of Energy that is designed for non-science majors. The course...

Design & Operational Experience of the NUHOMS®-24P Spent Fuel Storage System
The NUHOMS Spent Fuel Storage System provides a safe and economical method for the dry storage of spent fuel assemblies either at an at-reactor Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation...

 

 

 

 

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