Kama plant put into operation modernized hydraulic unit

The branch of JSC "RusHydro" — "Kama HPP" after a planned overhaul of the work put into number 2 hydroelectric installed capacity of 21 MW. As a result of repair work improved performance of the equipment, enhanced reliability.

 

In accordance with the schedule of repairs of major equipment and software for upgrading the station on the hydraulic unit replaced the working mechanisms of the turbine impeller chamber, generator circuit breakers, hydraulic generator stator cooling, replaced the stator winding. The new turbine wheel hydraulic virtually eliminates the use of oil during operation, thus minimizing environmental risks. Hydraulic unit features a new microprocessor automatic control system, one of the advantages that — self-diagnosis capabilities, allowing to reduce the probability of accidents. At present, the hydraulic unit and carry out comprehensive tests of actual power, the result of which will decide on the possibility of increasing the installed capacity of hydro.

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