Avista's Noxon Rapids Dam, Unit 4 replacement means more efficient power    

Tags: Avista Utilities, Clark Fork, Electricity, Hydro power, Energy Efficiency, Video

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Video Interview by Brandi Smith
The last turbine to be upgraded at Noxon Rapids Dam was removed from service on Oct. 19, 2011. Avista's Brandi Smith interviewed project engineer P.J. Henscheid on the big day. See the video above.
The removal of the turbine is part of a $45 million project to upgrade four original generating units with newer, more efficient technology. The project started in July 2008 and is on schedule to be finished by spring 2012.

Learn more about the project here.

UPDATE Febrary 2012: The new Unit 4 has been installed. Watch a video of the crew discussing the project.

Posted by  System Account  on  11/8/2011
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