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International Renewable Energy Conference, Conference Proceedings. May be obtained by writing to: IREC Proceedings Code 4, 73 DBEB Energy Division, 335 Merchant Street, Room 110, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.


Small Hydro '88, An International Conference and Trade Show, Conference Proceedings. Volume I: Plenary Session; Policy, Planning and Utility Issues. Volume II: Engineering and Technology; Markets and Financing.

The Qualifying Facilities Report, A cumulative list of filings made for small power production and cogeneration facilities FY 1980 through FY 1988. FERC, Office of Electric Power Regulation, Washington, D.C. 20426, October 1, 1988.


Waterpower '83, International Conference on Hydropower, Conference Proceedings, Knoxville, Tennessee: Volume I: Small and Micro/Min Hydro;/and Financing, Licensing, and Legal Issues. NTIS No. DE-84000808. VolumeII, Conventional Hydro and Pumped Storage and Operation of Existing Conventional Hydro Operations, NTIS No. DE-84000809.

Volume III, Environmental Impacts; Research and Development; Dam Safety; NTIS No.DE-84000810.

U.S. DOE Energy Information Administration, 1983, Hydroelectric Plant Construction Cost and Annual Production, NTIS No. DE-84000243 or DOE/EIA-0171.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1983, National Hydroelectric Power Resources Study, For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (202) 783-3238 or -3311.

This plan identifies a set of best-candidate sites for future study of hydroelectric power potential. The plan includes both Federal and non-Federal sites. The final report comprises the following 23volumes:

National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, Colorado, 1983, Legislation's Guide to Small-Scale Hydroelectric Development, NTIS No.DE-83007370 or DOE/RA/23220.

Goerz, J. W., 1983, Improved Generator for Use with Low-Speed Rotating Machines, Final Report, Lexington, Kentucky, NTIS No. DOE/RA/10249-T1.

Tennessee Technological University, 1983, Design and Evaluation of Small Water Turbines, Final Report, NTIS No. DOE/RA/10243-T1.

Rehder, J. B., 1983, Design and Applications for Floating Hydropower Systems in Small Streams, Knoxville, Tennessee, NTIS No. DOE/RA/10415-T1.


Kennedy, B. W., 1982, Small Hydropower Turbine Generating System, Final Report, Guntersville, Alabama, NTIS No. DOE/RA/10478-T1.


Association of Bay Area Governments, 1981, Renewable Energy for the Future, Local Government Options for Promoting Development of Renewable Energy Resources, Berkeley, California, NTIS No. DE-82014945 or DOE/NBM-2014945.

INEL, 1981, Hydropower Computerized Reconnaissance Package, Version 2.0, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, NTIS No. IDO-10092.

California State Cooperative Outreach Program for Small-Hydro Development, 1981, Accomplishments of the Small-Hydro Outreach Program, Final Report, NTIS No. DE-82016247 or DOE/R9/10034-T1.


Tudor Engineering, 1980, Reconnaissance Evaluation of Small, Low Head HydroelectricInstallations, NTIS No. PB81-188294.

This is a methodology for assessing projects under both 15,000 kW and 65-foot heads, for reviewing cost data, determining available energy, and financing. Three examples of applying the methodology are presented.

National Conference of State Legislatures, 1980, Small-Scale Hydroelectric Power in the Southeast, New Impetus for an Old Energy Source, NTIS No.DOE/RA/23220-05.

National Conference of State Legislatures, 1980, Small-Scale Hydroelectric Power in the Pacific Northwest: New Impetus for an Old Energy Source, NTIS No. DOE/RA/23220-04.


Gladwell, J. S., L. F. Heitz, and C. C. Warnick, 1979, A Resource Survey of Low Head Hydroelectric Potential, Pacific Northwest Region, Completion Report, Phase I, Volume A, NTIS No. DOE/RA/01691.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1979, Feasibility Studies for Small Scale Hydropower Additions, A Guide Manual. NTIS No. DOE/RA/0048.

This is a manual for performing hydropower feasibility assessments, prepared primarily with the practicing engineer in mind. It consists of the following subsections: technical guide, civil features, hydrologic studies, economic and financial analysis, electromechanical features, and existing facility integrity.

Gladwell, J. S., L. F. Heitz, C. C. Warwick, 1979, A Resource Survey of Low Head Hydroelectric Potential at Existing Dams and Proposed Sites in the Pacific Northwest Region: Phase II, September 1979. NTIS No. DOE/RA/01691-2.


College of Engineering, 1978, Small Low Head Hydroelectric Power, Proceedings from the Midwest Regional Conference, May 1978. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, August 1978. NTIS No. IDO/10076.


Simplified Methodology for Economic Screening of Potential Low Head Small-Capacity Hydroelectric Sites (EM-1679), published by the Electric Power Research Institute. This technical report may be ordered from the Research Reports Center, P.O. Box 50490, Palo Alto, California 94303, (415) 965-4081. Please specify publication number.

Hydropower Sites of the United States Developed and Undeveloped; this FERC atlas may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. GPO Stock No. 429-V-5.

Rivers of Energy; The Hydropower Potential, Daniel Deudney, Worldwatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. Copies may be ordered from this address.

Small and Micro Hydroelectric Power Plant, Technology and Feasibility, edited by R.Noyes. Available from Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656.

Report on Assessment of Small Hydroelectric Development at Existing Facilities, Water and Power Resources Service, U.S. Department of Interior. NTIS No. PB81-104663.

Western States Inventory of Low Head Hydroelectric Sites , Water and Power Resources Service, U.S. Department of Interior, NTIS Nos.VolumeI-PB81-134942, Volume II-PB81-134959.

Staff Report on Retired Hydropower Plants in the United States, FERC. This FERC report is available upon request by writing to Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Request Document No. GPO 061-002-0069-3.

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