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Telluride Power Co.: Pioneering ac in the Rocky Mountains [History]

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Drew, A.E. ; IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA

High in the grandeur of the mighty Colorado Rocky Mountains, a power company was born that undertook a variety of trailblazing efforts that would significantly benefit the power industry for years to come. This article focuses on the beginning of the Telluride Power Company and the challenges it faced, including the historic Ames hydroelectric plant and its first line to the Gold King Mine.

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Power and Energy Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:12 ,  Issue: 1 )