Francis Hydro Turbines

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  • Medway hydro - Case study

    n operation since 1923, the Medway Hydroelectric Project is a run-of-river generating facility located on the Penobscot River in Medway, Maine. The plant was restored by Black Bear Hydro Partners LLC in 2011/2012 under the Penobscot River Restoration Agreement. CHC provided two 2500 mm replacement Francis runners to fit to the existing draft tubes. The new turbines provided a combined generating ...

  • Gilman dam hydro - Case study

    The Gilman Hydro Project is located partly in the Village of Gilman, in Essex County, Vermont and partly in the town of Dalton, New Hampshire. In effect, the boundary between the two states passes ...

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  • Medium and Large Hydro Generators
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    Medium and Large Hydro Generators

    All of our medium and large hydro generators (> 50 MVA) feature oblique elements. This mechanical design principle allows perfect concentricity and circularity of all generator components under any operating condition. Furthermore, it reduces the thermo-mechanical stresses on the generator structure, which contributes to an improved reliability and lifetime.