Development of Power at Niagara Falls, N.Y.: Hearings...Eighty- Fifth Congress, First Session on S. 512 and S. 1037, Bills to Authorize the Construction of Certain Works of Improvement in the Niagara River for Power and Other Purposes. April 10-13, 1957

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957 - Hydroelectric power plants - 360 pages
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Page 150 - This policy is further declared to be that the projects herein provided for shall be considered primarily as for the benefit of the people of the section as a whole and particularly the domestic and rural consumers to whom the power can economically be made available...
Page 104 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 98 - Act, whether at the expense of a licensee hereunder or of the United States, shall at all times be controlled by such reasonable rules and regulations in the interest of navigation, including the control of the level of the pool caused by such dam or diversion structure...
Page 93 - No. 2546-7. (ili) all other structures, fixtures, equipment or facilities used or useful in the maintenance and operation of the project and located on the project area, including such portable property as may be used or useful in connection with the project or any part thereof, whether located on or off the project area, if and to the extent that the inclusion of such property as...
Page 95 - ... the requirements of the laws of the State or States within which the proposed project is to be located with respect to bed and banks and to the appropriation, diversion, and use of water for power purposes and with respect to the right to engage in the business of developing, transmitting, and distributing power, and in any other business necessary to effect the purposes of a license under this Act.
Page 46 - ... sale to and use by industry shall be a secondary purpose, to be utilized principally to secure a sufficiently high load factor and revenue returns which will permit domestic and rural use at the lowest possible rates and in such manner as to encourage increased domestic and rural use of electricity.
Page 47 - Satisfactory evidence that the applicant has complied with the requirements of the laws of the State or States within which the proposed project Is to be located with respect to bed and banks and to the appropriation, diversion, and use of water for power purposes...
Page 97 - The licensee shall also install and maintain standard meters adequate for the determination of the amount of electric energy generated by said project works. The number, character, and location of gages, meters, or other measuring devices, and the method of operation thereof, shall at all times be satisfactory to the Commission...
Page 49 - ... authority shall in addition to other methods which it may find advantageous make provision so that municipalities and other political subdivisions of the state now or hereafter authorized by law to engage in the distribution of electrical current...
Page 5 - States share of the waters of the Niagara River made available by the provisions of the treaty, and no project for redevelopment of the United States share of such waters shall be undertaken until it be specifically authorized by act of Congress.

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