Design of a Mini Hydropower Facility near Lingle, Wyoming
A 1.1 MW hydropower facility is proposed at a location approximately two miles south of Lingle, Wyoming. The facility's source water comes from the Fort Laramie Canal. After running through the facility, the water is deposited into the Platte River through a small channel. In 1918, a hydropower plant was built at this same location, and it operated until April 1956. However, the old power plant is currently not functional; in fact, only remnants remain. This project aims to redesign the plant and make it a feasible and attractive operation. The project includes such broad elements as cost ...
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