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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2017
Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (2017) 23 (1): 23–41.
..., that make the risk encountered excessive have also been experienced during the construction and operation stages of these plants. In this study, the mechanism of a slope instability, which occurred in the area of a stream-type hydroelectric power plant and threatened its loading pool and power house...
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Published: 18 May 2020
Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (2020) 26 (4): 393–404.
... of the hydroelectric plant intake. Hydrologic modeling also quantified monthly totals of water availability in the Dulcepamba watershed, including average dry-season flow volumes. When compared to flow volumes allocated to the hydroelectric operator, the modeling indicated that the seasonal water availability...
Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 September 2008
The Leading Edge (2008) 27 (9): 1096–1097.
... the power plants. Limestone is a critical component, and it has been established that two limestone sites are in the area (71 km and 78 km from the state capital, Simla). Corresponding author: kkksingh@yahoo.com Copyright © 2008 Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2008 Himachal Predesh...
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Published: 01 July 2014
Seismological Research Letters (2014) 85 (4): 817–824.
... work. Ten hydroelectric generators with centrifugal turbines are located in the SSHPP building, each has a power of 640 MW and works under a water head from 175 up to 220 m. Construction of the plant was started in 1963 and was completed in 2000. There were a number of problems concerning...
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Published: 01 January 2003
Exploration and Mining Geology (2003) 12 (1-4): 37–47.
... commenced in 1993, and the plant was commissioned in 1994. The long-term average water flow for the Valerie Falls hydroelectric power plant is about 40 cubic meters per second, and the hydraulic head drop at the Valerie Falls power plant is 20 m. The combined length of the concrete dam and the adjacent...
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Published: 01 June 2006
Earthquake Spectra (2006) 22 (3_suppl): 581–606.
.... Kalpong Hydroelectric Power Plant Failure near Dilgipur, North Andaman Island National Hydroelectric Power Corporation NHPC has a small hydroelectric station 5.5 MW at Kalpong, North Andaman Island. The generator was in working order, but there were misalignments at the foundations. NHPC engineers...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2004
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2004) 45 (10): 1220–1234.
... (solitary pebbles were found on the island of Berezovyi in a prospecting pit 5 m above the low-water level). Before the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power plant has been constructed, an extremal flood occurred in 1966. All the islands, whose altitude reaches 7–9 m there [ 16 ], including the area...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2003
Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (2003) 9 (2): 191–192.
... projects in Oregon; the Hell's Canyon Dam in Snake River, ID; the Swift Dam and power plant in Washington; the Homestake project in Colorado; the Manapouri underground hydroelectric in New Zealand; the Churchill Falls underground power plant in Labrador; and mines and water supply in Peru, Korea, Australia...
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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1306/1032781SP226
EISBN: 9781629810454
... of the cleanest sources of electricity and the only clean one used on a large scale, faces a future, as the nuclear power does, clouded by environmental, social, and economic drawbacks and by the limits in the availability of sites in which to build large hydroelectric plants (see section on hydroelectric power...
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Published: 01 January 1949
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1949) 39 (1): 27–31.
..., when completed, will serve as a multiple-purpose structure to provide for the Combined major benefits of hydroelectric power production, flood control, irrigation storage, and river regulation to firm up the power capacities of existing and proposed hydroelectric plants on the Columbia River. The dam...
Journal Article
Published: 22 August 2019
Petroleum Geoscience (2019) 25 (4): 501–508.
... considered low-enthalpy geothermal systems as heat sinks, which can be used to get rid of excess heat. Such systems are already used in cooling applications, which become more and more important in the context of global warming. Furthermore, excess heat from industrial processes, cogeneration power plants...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 February 2024
Journal of the Geological Society (2024) 181 (2): jgs2023-136.
... a dam height of 285.5 m and a total reservoir capacity of 12.67 billion m 3 . At present, this facility is the fourth largest hydroelectric plant in the world and the third largest in China. The water storage process began in May 2013 and terminated in September 2014 ( Luo et al. 2020 ). A significant...
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Published: 01 February 2009
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2009) 42 (1): 129–131.
.... If we go back a few decades, however, development in upland areas, particularly in the British Isles, focused on infrastructure for another form of renewable energy; namely, hydroelectricity generation. Although most of the primary structures associated with such works were founded on and/or in hard...
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Published: 01 November 2008
Seismological Research Letters (2008) 79 (6): 769–770.
... machinery such as that found in hydroelectric power plants ( e.g. , Hjortenberg and Risbo 1975 ). Diesel generators and other light industrial machinery that might be found on a festival site are likely to generate signals above 10 Hz due to their greater speeds of rotation ( e.g. , Balmer et al. 2000...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2010
Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (2010) 16 (3): 257–289.
...J. DAVID ROGERS; CONOR M WATKINS; JAE-WON CHUNG Abstract The Taum Sauk Pumped Storage Powerplant in Reynold County, Missouri (USA) was constructed between 1960 and 1963 to store water for generation during peak daytime power demands. The plant consists of a lower reservoir, which is sited along...
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Published: 22 September 2022
Seismological Research Letters (2022) 93 (6): 2967–2968.
... for the reduction of seismic risks, including advanced early warning and engineering response systems to protect critical infrastructure (e.g., nuclear and hydroelectric power plants; water, electricity, gas, and communication networks; road and rail transportation systems; air and sea ports; buildings...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (1-2): 233–246.
... Ostuacán to a depth of ∼70 cm ( Fig. 15 ). In 1980, the National Electric Power Company (CFE) began the construction of a hydroelectric power plant at Peñitas on the Grijalva River 35 km from the 1982 natural dam. The CFE dam site was located at a point where the flow separated around a central...
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