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- WEBSITE. // Utility Week;9/30/2011, p7
The article offers news briefs on British utilities as reported on the Internet including the reluctance of generators to refurbish ageing hydropower plants, the workforce reduction plan of Eon, and the funding secured by wave energy firm Aquamarine Power.
- Flood provides actuator insights. Troutman, Josh // Power Engineering;Jul97, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p48
Announces the completion of a comprehensive, four-year automation upgrade at the Tacoma Public Utilities' La Grande hydro power plant on the Nisqually River in Washington, following a devastating flood on February 8, 1996. Steps taken; Vendors contracted; Operations after the flood.
- Northwest's Reliance on Hydro Power Has a Green Upside. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;8/11/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33365, p4
The article reports on the reliance of public utilities to hydroelectric power in the Pacific Northwest.
- PUD gets 50-year license for Lake Chelan dam. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 20 Issue 12, pA17
The article focuses on the issuance of a 50-year license for Public Utility District (PUD) No.1 of Chelan County, Washington to continue operating the Lake Chelan Hydroelectric Project. This license is based on a settlement agreement between the PUD and stakeholders. It contains requirements for...
- SEVERE DROUGHT IN CENTRAL ARGENTINA AND URUGUAY. Bidegain, M. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Aug2009 State of the Climate, Vol. 90 Issue 8, pS138
The article focuses on the severe drought that took place over a large region in central-east Argentina and Uruguay from November 2007 to December 2008. It notes that the drought has affected significant agricultural areas in both countries, and has resulted into a sharp reduction in meat and...
- Hydro relicensing jeopardizes renewable base. Giovando, CarolAnn // Power;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p66
Focuses on the approach taken by Tacoma Power to relicense its Cowlitz River hyrdoelectric project in Washington State. Company hired by Tacoma to conduct studies in support of the relicensing; Criticisms against the relicensing process; Issues addressed by Tacoma's alternative relicensing...
- Super-Power. // Time;8/11/1924, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p29
The article focuses on a report on the possibility of establishing superpower systems for the New England and Middle Atlantic States completed by a sub-committee of the Northeastern Super-power Committee in the U.S. It cites the growth of utility companies of the hydro-electric variety in the...
- Why business should care about the PUD's relicensing. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Mar99, Vol. 13 Issue 3, pA21
Presents a speech by the president of the Quest for Economic Development, wherein he expressed support for the application to re-license the Chelan Public Utility District (PUD) No. I for the Lake Chelan Hydroelectric Project in Washington. Socio-economic impacts of low cost power; On the...
- III. THE RANKIN AND NORRIS BILLS. Rankin, John E. // Congressional Digest;Jan1938, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p10
Comments on the passage of legislation to create seven regional planning zones for navigation improvement, flood control and hydroelectric power development in the U.S., according to U.S. Representative John E. Rankin. Functions of regional planning agencies including the planning for...