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Milestone-Proposal:Rheinfelden Hydroelectric Power Plant, 1898 - 2010
Milestone Buildings Exist No, there is not but they are well represented by an exhibition pavilion as described above.
Milestone Plaque Mounting Details The plaques will be mounted on plinths in the grounds next to the exhibition pavilion
Milestone Present Site Owner The power company Energiedienst AG, D 79618 Rheinfelden (Baden), Schoenenbergerstrasse 10 , Germany
Milestone Site Access Details The exhibition pavilion is open to the pub The exhibition pavilion is open to the public during certain daytime hours throughout the week, including Sundays and holidays. The pavilion, and the surrounding grounds where the plaques will be mounted, are under the surveillance of the power company’s security personnel, and are monitored by cameras. y personnel, and are monitored by cameras.
Milestone Site Description The milestone plaques (one in English, one The milestone plaques (one in English, one in German) will be mounted on plinths on the grounds close to the Exhibition Pavilion “Kraftwerk 1898” (Power Station 1898). This pavilion stands for the old power house from 1898, demolished in 2011 after erection of a new power plant somewhat upstream. Inside the pavilion one of the oldest turbine-generator sets and other original key components are on display, modern presentation means assist the visitors to better understand the technical and historical significance of the old hydropower station Rheinfelden. The pavilion is situated at a transborder foot- and bikeway along both sides of the river, and is opened for the general public all days during certain daytime hours. lic all days during certain daytime hours.
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Milestone proposal submitted true  +
Proposed Milestone IEEE Section IEEE Germany Section, IEEE PES Germany Chapter  +
Proposed Milestone Location Kanalstrasse,D 79618 Rheinfelden (Baden), Germany UTM (WGS84) : Z-32T, E-409787, N-5268660
Proposed Milestone Name Rheinfelden Hydroelectric Power Plant, 1898 - 2010  +
Proposed Milestone Plaque Citation The original Rheinfelden plant was an outs The original Rheinfelden plant was an outstanding achievement in Europe's early large-scale generation of hydroelectric power. It was important for its 17,000 horsepower (12,500 kilowatt) output, for pioneering three-phase alternating current later adopted around the world, and using 50-Hertz frequency which afterwards became standard in most countries. Gradually, Rheinfelden entered into joint operation with other stations, from which the interconnected network of continental Europe evolved. German text: Will be submitted as soon as the final English wording is determined. s the final English wording is determined.
Proposed Milestone Year 1892 - 1898  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 14 October 2013 14:08:33  +
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