Experiences on Startup and Trial Operation at Yards Creek Pumped Storage Project

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R. J. Swed

Jersey Central Power & Light Co., Morristown, N. J.

K. H. Yang

Tippetts-Abbett-McCarthy-Stratton, New York, N. Y.

J. Basic Eng 91(3), 387-395 (Sep 01, 1969) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3571131 History: Received June 27, 1968; Online November 03, 2011


Many problems were encountered during the startup and trial operation at Yards Creek. This paper describes the major problems and how they were resolved. There are many questions about pump-turbine operation that remain unanswered. Exchange of information and experience is needed. The authors hope that this article will help to stimulate this exchange of information.

Copyright © 1969 by ASME
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