Economical and Safe Limits in the Size of Central Stations

Author(s): H. A. Lardner
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1903
Volume: XXI
Page(s): 407 - 416
ISSN (Paper): 0096-3860
DOI: 10.1109/T-AIEE.1903.4764315



Some of the considerations which induce companies to erect large central stations. The probable effect of steam turbine development on the size of generating units. Advantages and disadvantages of large central stations. Where several small stations replace one large plant the necessity for excessive engineering refinement ceases to exist.