Hydropower Turbines Articles

  • Monroe Cold Spring Hydroelectric Project Monroe City, Utah, USA - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One single nozzle Pelton Generator: One 45kW Westinghouse induction generator @ 1200 RPM Rated head: 137.2m Rated flow: 0.0329m3/sec Commissioned: 2013 The water for this project comes from Cold Spring. After passing through the power house, the water will be returned to the culinary water line so it will ...

  • Project Klemtu II Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One 820mm double nozzle Pelton Generator: One 1800kW WEG @ 900 RPM Rated head: 310m Rated flow: 0.66m3/sec Commissioned: November 2009 This new facility replaces the existing 600kW power plant of which the generation equipment was also supplied by DTL (see Klemtu Village project in 1984). It provides increasingly demanded power to this growing village. A ...

  • Project Klemtu II Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One 820mm double nozzle Pelton Generator: One 1800kW WEG @ 900 RPM Rated head: 310m Rated flow: 0.66m3/sec Commissioned: November 2009 This new facility replaces the existing 600kW power plant of which the generation equipment was also supplied by DTL (see Klemtu Village project in 1984). It provides ...

  • Project Helena Creek Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One 410mm single nozzle Pelton Generator: One 75kW Kato @ 1200 RPM Rated head: 155.6 Rated flow: 0.055m3/sec Commissioned: 2009 This micro hydroelectric power plant supplies electricity for Malibu Club - a Young Life camp located 150km north of Vancouver, British ...

  • Ross Creek Hydroelectric Project - Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Stistics: Turbine: One single nozzle Pelton Generator: One 150kW single phase synchronous generator @ 1200 RPM Rated head: 305m Rated flow: 0.057m3/sec Commissioned: 2012 This is one of two micro hydro power plants built for the supply of electricity to an equestrian center, which consists of three large farm buildings and one ...

  • Turbine efficiency monitoring in the UK - Case Study

    By monitoring the efficiency of a turbine, we supported a UK water company to maintain maximum electrical output The turbine in question – a fixed speed machine (1016rpm) – runs ...


    By Riventa Ltd

  • Additional Power Production, Little River Hydro - Case Study

    Little River Hydroelectric project utilizes water conveyed by the Little R. in Troy, North Carolina .  The Project would add additional power production to the  preexisting HPP.  We developed the Project concept through existing site information including flow data, topography, site visits, discussions with Hydrodyne Industries, and information from equipment vendors. ...


    By Rickly Hydro

  • McLeod dam hydro - Case study

    The McLeod Dam is one of six dams on the Moira River in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, owned and operated by the Quinte Conservation Association. This dam was constructed in the late 1970’s for the primary purpose of ice and flood control. In 2008, the dam was retrofitted for the secondary purpose of power generation. ...

  • Morgan falls hydro - Case study

    The Morgan Falls Hydro plant was built in 1996 on the LaHave River near New Germany, Nova Scotia. The plant was built on the site of the abandoned pulp mill constructed by the Morgan Falls Pulp Co. in 1893. CHC provided a 1500 mm horizontal axial flow Kaplan turbine heart to the previous owner in 2000, to retrofit to the existing S type configuration. In 2017, CHC refurbished the 1500 mm runner ...

  • Namewaminikan hydro development - Case study

    Two new generating stations, Long Rapids and Twin Falls, located on the Namewaminikan River in Northern Ontario were commissioned in the spring of 2017. CHC provided a total of four 1850 mm axial flow Kaplan turbines with synchronous generators and hydraulic power units. The Namewaminikan hydro development has a combined output of 10 MW. The Namewaminikan hydro project was optimized to reduce ...

  • Oswegatchie generating station - Case study

    The Oswegatchie Hydro facility is located on the Upper Oswegatchie River in the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York. CHC provided a water-to-wire package consisting of two 1250 mm axial flow Kaplan turbines with 1035 kW/450 RPM synchronous generators, switchgear and controls package. This redevelopment project began operations in July 2002, was constructed in only 13 months and commissioned ...

  • East millinocket hydro - Case study

    The East Millinocket Hydro Facility is located on the Penobscot River in the town of Millinocket, Maine. The plant was originally constructed by the Great Northern Paper Company, and was acquired by Brookfield in 2002. The plant’s configuration consists of six quad-Francis assemblies, each assembly having four runners on one shaft. ...

  • Gorham hydro - Case study

    The Gorham plant is located on the Androscoggin River in Gorham, New Hampshire and is owned and operated by Great Lakes Hydro America, a subsidiary of Brookfield Power. CHC provided three 890 mm replacement Francis runner assemblies as part of the Gorham Hydro upgrade project. Commissioning of the three new turbines was completed in ...

  • Mill street dam hydro - Case study

    The Mill Street Dam, owned and operated by the City of Auburn, is located on the Owasco river in Auburn, New York. The generating station installed in the early 1980’s was in operation until 2004, when the costs of equipment maintenance and operational restrictions were deemed to be inefficient. The plant was shut down and remained inactive for 10 years. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Orono “B”/ Stillwater “B” Hydro projects - Case study

    In 2011, Black Bear Hydro Partners LLC constructed two new powerhouses at the Orono and Stillwater dams, located along the Penobscot River in the State of Maine. The new plants which were commissioned in 2012 are now owned and operated by Brookfield Renewable, one of the largest hydro developers in the United States, and a long time customer of CHC. ...

  • Sherman island generating station - Case study

    In 2004, Brookfield installed a new minimum flow turbine at its Sherman Island hydroelectric power facility, located on the Hudson River in Queensbury, NY. CHC provided a 1250 mm axial flow turbine for the new powerplant with a 1250 kW/514 RPM synchronous generator. The new plant can produce up to 1.25 MW of power. ...

  • Tulloch 3rd unit addition - Case study

    Located on the Stanislaus River in central California, the Tulloch Dam operates two vertical Francis units for a combined output of 18 MW. Commissioned in 2012, CHC provided an additional 1650 mm conventional Kaplan turbine-generator set which was added on the low level outlet of the dam, and which produces over 6.7 MW of additional power using the water that spills over the dam. The complete ...

  • Twin falls hydro redevelopment - Case study

    Commissioned in the Spring of 2016, this new 9.2 MW powerhouse, located on the Menominee River on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan, houses two vertical 2500 mm axial flow Kaplan turbines with 4600 kW / 240 rpm synchronous generators, hydraulics and unit controls provided by CHC. The new plant and spillway were built to replace the original generating station constructed in 1912, which was in ...

  • West charleston hydro - Case study

    In 2004, Great Bay Hydro Corporation acquired four generating facilities in Vermont, including the West Charleston Hydro plant which had been out of operation and abandoned for a number of years. The West Charleston plant was built in the early 1900s and is located on the Clyde River in the town of Charleston, Vermont. In 2010, as part of the re-permitting process and in order to meet current ...

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