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December 2012 Policy Study, Number 12-12

   

Water, Water Everywhere, but Not a Drop for Power

   

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[1] Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” The Literature Network, <http://www.online-literature.com/coleridge/646/> accessed on September 7, 2012.
[2] “Hydroelectric Power,” <http://www.top-alternative-energy-sources.com/hydroelectric-power.html> accessed on April 20, 2012.
[3] “Use and Capacity of Global Hydropower Increases,” Worldwatch Institute, <http://www.worldwatch.org/node/9527> accessed on April 26, 2012.
[4] “Hydroelectric power water use,” U.S. Geological Survey, <http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/wuhy.html> accessed on April 23, 2012.
[5] “The History of Hydropower Development in the United States,” Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior, <http://www.usbr.gov/power/edu/history.html> accessed on September 7, 2012.
[6] “Olmstead Hydroelectric Plant,” U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Provo, Utah office, <http://www.Waterhistory.org/histories/olmstead/> accessed on April 20, 2012.
[7] Dr. Gary C. Young, Ph.D, P.E, Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Conversion Processes, Wiley Publishers, 2010, p. 281.
[8] “Hoover Dam, Frequently Asked Questions and Answers,” U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region, <http://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/faqs/powerfaq.html> accessed on April 20, 2012.
[9] Staci Davidson, “Power Plays,” Energy & Infrastructure, Spring 2012, pp. 32-33.
[10] “Major Producers of Hydropower in the United States,” Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Interior, <http://www.usbr.gov/power/edu/majprod.html> accessed on November 9, 2012.
[11] Ibid., p. 44.
[12] “Hydropower – Renewable, Reliable, Energy Independence for America,” StrongPoint release, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, February 13, 2012, <http://www.usace.army.mil/Portals/2/docs/civilworks/budget/strongpt/2012sp_hydropower.pdf> accessed November 9, 2012.
[13] “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program Five-Year Development Plan, Fiscal Year 2008 – Fiscal Year 2012,” Department of the Army, p. 42, <http://www.usace.army.mil/Portals/2/docs/civilworks/5yr_devplan/fy08_5yrplan.pdf> accessed on October 12, 2012.
[14] Ibid., pp. 45-46.
[15] “Bureau of Reclamation Hydroelectric Powerplants Fiscal Year 1994 Generation,” Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior, <http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fy94gen.html > accessed on November 9, 2012.
[16] “Bureau of Reclamation Hydroelectric Powerplants Fiscal Year 2007 Generation,” Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior, <http://www.usbr.gov/power/data/fy07gen.html> accessed on November 9, 2012.
[17] “General Statement,” FY2012 Budget, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, p. 6, <http://www.usbr.gov/budget/2012/FY2012_Budget.pdf> accessed on November 16, 2012.
[18] Len Boselovic, “Locked and Dammed: The region’s 23 locks and dams are on the brink of failure,” The Pittsburg Post-Gazette, March 18, 2012, <http://old.post-gazette.com/pg/12078/1217742-113.stm> accessed on November 26, 2012.
[19] Ibid.
[20] “Itaipu’ Dam: The world’s largest hydroelectric plant,” U.S. Geological Survey, <http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/hybiggest.html> accessed on April 22, 2012.
[21] Emma Clark, “Breathtaking force: The world’s most powerful dam opens in China as gushing water generates the same power as FIFTEEN nuclear reactors,” The Daily Mail Online, July 26, 2012, <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2178951/Three-Gorges-Worlds-powerful-dam-opens-China-gushing-water-generates-power-15-nuclear-reactors.html> accessed on November 13, 2012.
[22] “Facts and Details,” Hydropower in China, <http://factsanddetails.com/china.php?itemid=323&catid=13&subcatid=85> accessed on November 13, 2012.
[23] Davidson, p. 32.
[24] Boualem Hadjerious, Yaxing Wei, and Shih-Chieh Kao, “An Assessment of Energy Potential at Non-Powered Dams in the United States,” U.S. Department of Energy, Wind and Water Programs, April 2012, <http://www1.eere.energy.gov/water/pdfs/npd_report.pdf> accessed on April 19, 2012.
[25] Hadjerious, p. 22.
[26] Hadjerious, p. vii, footnote 1.
[27] Hadjerious, pp. 31-34.
[28] “Des Moines, Iowa,” Citydata.com, <http://www.city-data.com/housing/houses-Des-Moines-Iowa.html> accessed on April 22, 2012.
[29] Collin Calderwood, “A power house of power,” The Burlington Hawkeye, July 22, 2012, <http://n.nwsbank.com> accessed on November 29, 2012.
[30] “Lock & Dam #19,” Mississippi River Lock & Dams, John Weeks, <http://www.johnweeks.com/river_mississippi/pagesL/missLD19.html> accessed on November 27, 2012.
[31] “Hydropower” Licensing subsection, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, <http://www.ferc.gov/industries/hydropower.asp> accessed on November 27, 2012.
[32] Young, p. 283.
[33] Young, p. 284.
[34] Project 12628-002, “Order Issuing Original Minor License” United States of America Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, October 27, 2010, p. 1.
[35] Dr. Gary C. Young, Ken V. Rieck, and Clifford Phillips, “The Economics of Low-Head Dams,” Public Utilities Fortnightly, December 2005, p. 64.
[36] Young, p. 284 – 292.
[37] Rosena Beatty, “Nashua dam nearly ready to make electricity,” New Hampton Tribune, May 11, 2012, <http://www.nhtrib.com/news/article_ff2ef85e-9acf-11e1-a8c4-0019bb2963f4.html> accessed on November 27, 2012.
[38] Project 12628-002, pp. 13-14.
[39] Rosena Beatty, “Progress continues at power house,” New Hampton Tribune, June 19, 2011, <http://www.nhtrib.com/news/article_72fd67d6-9e33-5836-b04c-ec522583e3f6.html> accessed on November 27, 2012
[40] Project 12628-002, pp. 4-5.
[41] Project 12628-002, p. 2.
[42] Project 12628-002, pp. 7 and 14.
[43]Project 12628-002, p. 14.
[44] Project 12628-002, pp. 8-9.
[45] “Indiana bat,” Species Profile, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, <http://ecos.fws.gov/speciesProfile/profile/speciesProfile.action?spcode=A000> accessed on November 28, 2012.
[46] Michael Anderson, “Hydroelectric plant permit nears deadline,” The Burlington Hawkeye, <http://www.thehawkeye.com/print/Hydroelectric-071312> accessed on July 17, 2012.
[47] Hannah Northey and Gabriel Nelson, “Utilities squeeze Ohio River for a few more drops of energy,” Environment and Engineering News, May 4, 2012, <http://www.eenews.net/public/Greenwire/2012/05/04/4?page_type=print> accessed on May 7, 2012.
[48] Andrew Conte, “Local lock-and-dam sites eyed for hydroelectric generators,” The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 24, 2011, <http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_773554.html#axzz2DjTVERZr> accessed on November 27, 2012.
[49] Anderson.
[50] Jennifer Allen Newton, “Water to Energy,” Energy & Infrastructure, Spring 2012, pp. 24-26.
[51] “Amjet awarded $100,000 from IDED,” The Burlington Hawkeye, September 23, 2012, <http://nl.newsbank.com> accessed on November 29, 2012.
[52] “Amjet awarded $149,627,” The Burlington Hawkeye, October 7, 2012, <http://nl.newsbank.com> accessed on November 29, 2012.
[53] Ibid.
[54] Conte.
[55] Northey.

 

   

 

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