The developed high tension net-work of a general power system

Author(s): Paul M. Downing
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 1910
Volume: 29
Page(s): 531 - 545
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1910.6660534



The greatest incentive to the development and construction of hydroelectric transmission systems has been high fuel costs. This is particularly true in California, where, until the discovery of oil a few years ago, practically every industry using steam as a motive power had to depend on coal imported from Australia or British Columbia.