Project context and objectives:

  • Completely refurbishment of the 6 Hydroelectric Generators (vertical Kaplan turbines), in operation for more than 30 years and increase of the power from 174 MW to 200 MW
  • Complete refurbishment of the Plant General Services
  • Replacement of the old automation system with new modern and reliable SCADA and DCS systems based on the latest IT technology
  • New Central Dispatching Control Centre.

As a subcontractor for ANDRITZ, we offered flexible and secure solutions focused on adding value and performance such as:

  • Hydroelectric Generators DCS and Plant General Services DCS
  • Plant SCADA system
  • Plant Joint Control System
  • Commissioning
  • Specialists support and technical assistance for the commissioning of the third party systems
  • Central Dispatching Control Centre (Iron Gates I + Iron Gates II) – under development.

We used innovative SIEMENS engineering equipment such as:

  • S7-400 redundant PLC
  • ET200M distributed IO with redundant Profibus-DP communication
  • OP37 local panel
  • Ethernet redundant FO Ring
  • WinCC redundant SCADA Servers.