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The performance of coal-burning electric generating units in the United States

1960-1980

by Paul L. Joskow

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Published by Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-42).

Other titlesCoal-burning electric generating units in the United States, The performance of.
StatementPaul L. Joskow, Richard Schmalensee
SeriesWorking paper / Department of Economics -- no. 379, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 379.
ContributionsSchmalensee, Richard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p., [1] p. of plates :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24629177M
OCLC/WorldCa20981170

Two coal-fired generating units at Appalachian Power’s Clinch River Power Plant in Virginia are being converted to burn natural gas. The project is expected to be completed by spring Photo. The United States may have to build many new power plants to meet growing demand for electric power. For example, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that the nation will have to construct , megawatts of new electric power generating capacity by 1 This is the equivalent of about large power Size: 1MB.

Start studying Coal Unit. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. supplies about 10 percent of the electrical generating capacity of the United States. Hydropower is an essential contributor in the national power grid because of its ability to respond quickly to rapidly varying loads or system disturbances, which base load plants with steam systems powered by combustion or nuclear processes cannot accommodate.

Navajo Generating Station was a gigawatt (2, MW), coal-fired power plant located on the Navajo Nation, near Page, Arizona United plant provided electrical power to customers in Arizona, Nevada, and also provided the power for pumping Colorado River water for the Central Arizona Project, supplying about million acre feet ( km 3) of water annually to Location: Navajo Nation, near Page, Arizona. (From How To Neaotiate And Administer a Coal SuddIv Aareement, McGraw-Hill (), page ) " '. M.I.T. LIBRAFMES SEP 3 RECEfVED (November , V) Vertical Integration and Long Term Contracts: The Case of Coal burning Electric Generating Plants Paul L. Joskov.'*.


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The performance of coal-burning electric generating units in the United States by Paul L. Joskow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Superior unit performance. Implications of our results for life-cycle generation costs, regulators' performance norms, and the complex pattern of technological change in this industry are discussed. INTRODUCTION About half the electricity used in the United States is produced in coal-burning steam-electric generating units.

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