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Hydroelectric development in the United States, 1880-1940

Duncan Hay

Hydroelectric development in the United States, 1880-1940

by Duncan Hay

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Published by Edison Electric Institute in Washington, D.C. (701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington 20004-5461) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hydroelectric power plants -- United States -- History.,
    • Hydroelectric power plants -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: v. 2.

      StatementDuncan Hay ; prepared for the Task Force on Cultural Resource Management, Edison Electric Institute.
      ContributionsEdison Electric Institute. Task Force on Cultural Resource Management.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1423 .H39 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1634070M
      LC Control Number91184512

        Case studies of dams operated by the United States Department of Energy are also included. Environmental economists, researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and those interested in natural resources and the energy industry will find this a unique and valuable study. # in Development & Growth Economics (Books) # in Business. On Septem , the first centrally located electric lighting system using the Edison system in the West and the first hydroelectric central station in the United States began operation on the Fox River in Appleton, Vulcan Street plant (the Appleton Gas Light Co.), later named the Appleton Edison Light Company, powered the two paper mills of H. J. Rogers’ Appleton Paper.

      The United States faces energy shortages and increasing energy prices within the next few decades (Duncan ).Coal, petroleum, natural gas, and other mined fuels provide 75% of US electricity and 93% of other US energy needs ().On average, every year each American uses ab kilowatt-hours (kWh), equivalent to liters of oil, for all purposes, including transportation, heating. Development of the rivers of the United States: message from the President of the United States transmitting a preliminary report on a comprehensive plan for the improvement and development of the rivers of the United States with a view of giving the Congress information for the guidance of legislation which will provide for the maximum amount of flood control, navigation, irrigation, and.

      - Terry S. Reynolds, The Soo Hydro: A Case Study, Located at the northern tip of Michigan where Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron join together, the Sault Ste. Marie Hydroelectric Power Complex was built to harness the hydroelectric potential of the foot falls at the headwaters of the St. Marys (sic) River, the sole outlet of. Hydroelectric shoes will generate enough energy for mobile phones, GPS receivers, and portable computers Power to the People. To Learn More Draper, Allison Stark. Hydropower of the Future: New Ways of Turning Water into Energy. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., Hay, Duncan. Hydroelectric Development in the United States.


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