Thermal Power for Alberta

CIM Bulletin, 1951

] . A. HARLE

WHEN considering power in Alberta, there automatically come to mind ideas of either hydro or thermal generation, leaving in one's thought an uncertainty as to which one would propose. There is frequently an obvious source of power in some locations on our fastflowing rivers, the major possibilities being described in the report on surface Water Supply and Water Power of Alberta issued by the Alberta Government in 1948. but it must be realised when reading that report that the sites so described will require extensive geological and other surveys before they can be exploited, and account must be taken also of the transmission distances involved in each instance.
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