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Data and Report from S&T Project 300: Performance Testing Multiple Units of Similar Hydraulic Design

Performance test each unit at a powerplant that has similar hydraulic design. Analyze the available performance test data and historical operating data for a selected set of Reclamation hydropower facilities to estimate potential for increased value and reliability from multi-unit optimization informed by regular performance testing under historical dispatch and water availability scenarios.
Generation Effort S&T Project 300: Performance Testing Multiple Units of Similar Hydraulic Design
Location Western US
Themes Hydropower
Tags Hydropower Generation, Hydropower, Optimization, Efficiency
Reclamation Project
Reclamation Program Science and Technology Program

Location Information

Location Name Western US
Location Description The 17 western states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona..
Location Tags Reclamation Domain
Location Parent
State(s) Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Unified Region(s) Missouri Basin, Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Upper Colorado Basin, Lower Colorado Basin, Columbia-Pacific Northwest, California-Great Basin
Timezone MT
Elevation [ N/A ]
Vertical Datum NAVD88
Coordinates (lat, long) See Location Details
Horizontal Datum WGS84