Northwest's Reliance on Hydro Power Has a Green Upside
- Independently calibrating fuel meter nets big savings. Astleford, William J.; Johnson, Steven R. // Power;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p19
States that powerplant operators must accurately known and control their operating cost in order to compete effectively. Details on the basis of monthly fuel charges; Examination of a case study carried out on Nevada Cogeneration Associates (NCA) partner of Bonneville Pacific Corporation and...
- As asset deck gets shuffled, players seek winning hands. Makansi, Jason // Power;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p22
States that deregulation is prompting the making of tough decisions on generating assets of powerplants. Indepth look at some of the generating assets up for sale; Details on the real value of an asset; Information on how owners can assess the remaining life of turbine rotors.
- Private hydro: Is it a runner? Head, C.R. // Modern Power Systems;Jul93, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p25
Discusses the increasing popularity of hydro-electric power among the private sector in generating electricity. Advantages; Characteristics; Advocacy by some governments and national power utilities as part of overall programs of power privatization; Factors to be considered in purchasing...
- Arunachal Pradesh received Rs 1,495.62 crore as upfront money for hydel projects': CM Nabam Tuki. // FRPT- Energy Snapshot;7/19/2015, p17
The article reports that Arunachal Pradesh, India has received Rs 1,495.62 crore from many power developers for hydropower projects, as announced by state's Chief Minister Nabam Tuki.
- Tables. // Global Hydro Power Report;2011, p10
The article lists the tables in the report titled "Global Hydropower Report: Large and Small Hydropower Ed 1, 2011" including the number of dams by country for 2006, the costs for hydro plants by type, and the hydropower plants in Albania.
- ALCOA AND THE GREAT NORTH CAROLINA POWER GRAB. Otterbourg, Ken // Fortune;12/6/2010, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p148
The article discusses the aluminum company Alcoa, the closure of its Badin, North Carolina plant near the Yadkin River, and the company's efforts to renew its licenses for operation of dams used for hydroelectric power generation that were left behind. North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue and...
- Geoinformation methods of identifying locations for prospective HPP. Ivanov, T. S.; Badenko, N. V.; Oleshko, V. A. // Magazine of Civil Engineering;2013, Issue 4, p70
Currently large-scale studies of water-power potential of minor and mean rivers are being conducted to identify location of prospective hydropower plants and estimate their manufacture and economic efficiency. Because of tight schedule, large study area and large number of criteria involved in...
- Eliminate Poverty And Backwardness. Freeman, Lawrence; DeToy, Donielle // Executive Intelligence Review;12/12/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 49, p37
The article focuses on poverty prevention in Ethiopia. Topics discussed include economic success of the country in different fields including agriculture in which agricultural experts were deployed to educate farmers in basic technological methods in rural areas, the hydroelectric power which...
- Work on 4,000 mw ntpc thermal project gains pace. // FRPT- Energy Snapshot;10/19/2015, p67
The article provides information that power project for state of Telangana, India, which is set up by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will get 4.73 TMC feet water per annum from Sripada Yellampally project; along with details on the approval obtained by the projects and the future plans.