Power Plant Control

Articles & Whitepapers

  • Enerdu plant expansion - Case study

    Located in the picturesque town of Almonte, on the North bank of the Mississippi River, the Enerdu redevelopment project involves expanding the footprint of the original powerhouse out into the river to accommodate larger turbines and to increase the plant’s generating capacity by 70%. CHC provided a water-to-wire equipment package including two 2000 mm Axial Flow Kaplan pit units with two ...

  • Higley generating station - Case study

    The Higley generating station was built in 1913 and is located on the Raquette River in the State of New York. The original plant contained threeFrancis turbines producing just over 4 MW of ...


Equipment & Solutions

  • Protection of Hydropower Equipments

    Protection of Hydropower Equipments

    Variable frequency drives (VFDs) at hydroelectric power plants often control critical systems such as irrigation, water levels, fish management devices or flood gate control systems. In many cases the VFDs may already be equipped with manufacturer-installed line side surge protective devices (SPDs) to protect against spikes generated by switching motor loads. However, these built in SPDs may not ...