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Title: Lac Courte Oreilles Hydro Dam Assessment

The main objective of this project was to investigate upgrading the existing hydro power generating system at the Winter Dam. The tribe would like to produce more energy and receive a fair market power purchase agreement so the dam is no longer a drain on our budget but a contributor to our economy. We contracted Kiser Hydro, LLC Engineering for this project and received an engineering report that includes options for producing more energy with cost effective upgrades to the existing turbines. Included in this project was a negotiation of energy price sales negotiations.
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Lac Courte Oreilles, Hayward, WI (United States)
  2. Kiser Hydro, LLC, Norway, MI (United States)
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Lac Courte Oreilles Band Of Lake Superior Ojibwe, Hayward, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (EE-5W)
Contributing Orgs:
Kiser Hydro, LLC, Norway, MI (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
13 HYDRO ENERGY Lac Courte Oreilles; hydroelectric; feasibility study; Tribe