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Hydro turbine control

ABB offers solutions for hydro turbine control in both large and small hydropower generation facilities. With years of experience in this field, ABB can offer a turbine governor control solution specifically engineered to fit the needs of your hydropower plant. All basic control functions are covered in ABB's solution including fast system response time and high bandwidth, full compliance with IEEE and IEC standards for hydroelectric turbine governing, extensive system documentation and training.

Why ABB?

ABB's regulating system with software containing the governor algorithm ensure safe and reliable plant operation. Our modular hardware and software design enables control function expansions in the future. Our turbine governors are capable of communicating via existing protocols with substation IEDs, control and SCADA systems.

  • Single vendor, tightly integrated and cost effective solution for all turbine functions
  • High speed governor (< 20 msecs)
  • Fully integrated SIL3 rated overspeed protection solution
  • Strong investment and focus on research and development of turbine specific technology

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