Accession Number : ADA114588

Title :   Lake Erie Water Level Study. Appendix E. Power.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.


PDF Url : ADA114588

Report Date : Jul 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 130

Abstract : This appendix presents the results of the studies on the effects of limited regulation of Lake Erie on hydroelectric power generation. These studies were undertaken by the International Lake Erie Regulation Study Board. The Board was established by the International Joint Commission in 1977 to conduct the study as a result of the reference from the Governments of Canada and the United States. The purpose of the studies was to determine the economic effects of changes in levels and flows as a result of limited regulation of Lake Erie. This appendix contains the study results of the effect on the generation of hydroelectric power on the connecting channels of the Great Lakes and on the St. Lawrence River. The methodologies used in evaluating the effects of the various regulation plans indicate the benefits or losses to hydroelectric power generation in terms of energy and capacity resulting from changes in levels and flows. The methods used in the evaluation were those used in current economic studies by the power entities involved. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Lake Erie, *Hydroelectricity, Great Lakes, Rivers, Water flow, Utilization, Elevation, Level(Quantity), Control, Output, Reduction

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Electric Power Production and Distribution
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE