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Title: Modeling reservoir system with pumped storage. [Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake on Savannah River]

The Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake Project is presently under construction and is being placed in tandem between Hartwell and Clark Hill, two existing multipurpose hydropower plants on the Savannah River in Georgia. System operational simulations were performed in support of a feasibility study for the installation of pump turbines at Russell, using a version of a Corps of Engineers' computer program modified for system power and pumped storage. Information developed from the simulations include system hydropower production, pumping energy requirements, daily reservoir pool fluctuations, and reservoir elevation statistics. This information was useful in judging the effects of the addition of pumped storage on system hydropower production and reservoir recreation useability, as well as in ascertaining efficient system operational methods. 13 references, 2 figures, 4 tables.
Authors:
 [1] ; ;
  1. (Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah, GA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7153179
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J. Water Resour. Plann. Manage. Div., Am. Soc. Civ. Eng.; (United States); Journal Volume: 106:WR1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 13 HYDRO ENERGY; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; PLANNING; PUMPED STORAGE; PUMPED STORAGE POWER PLANTS; SAVANNAH RIVER; WATER RESERVOIRS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; DAMS; GEORGIA; LAND USE; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; RECREATIONAL AREAS; WATER RESOURCES; ENERGY STORAGE; NORTH AMERICA; PEAKING POWER PLANTS; POWER PLANTS; RESOURCES; RIVERS; SIMULATION; SOUTHEAST REGION; STORAGE; STREAMS; SURFACE WATERS; USA 296001* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Electric Power Generation-- (-1989); 130601 -- Hydro Energy-- Land Use & Aesthetics-- (-1991 )