Ivyland, PA – American Governor Company (AGC) will provide High Pressure Governor Oil Systems to Georgia Power’s Terrora Hydro. The two (2) 11.2MW units will undergo turbine replacements in the Summer of 2020.
Water from Lake Rabun is diverted into a power tunnel, which cuts through the mountain to the Terrora Powerhouse and bypasses 5.6 miles of the Tallulah River. Construction of the power tunnel began in 1923 and the project was completed and placed in operation in 1925.
About American Governor Company
American Governor Company provides fully engineered digital governor conversion systems for hydro plants, including PLC-based digital controls, electro-hydraulic valve manifolds, hydraulic power units, electronic feedback devices and unit/plant control and monitoring systems. Installation, start-up, commissioning and field training services are provided by our staff of experienced governor specialists and field service engineers. American Governor also provides full support for legacy governor systems, including a complete line of replacement parts for all types of Woodward governors and a growing inventory of new and reconditioned parts and assemblies for other OEM governors. American Governor offers Field Service, Training, Retrofit kits and Technical Support for legacy governors. The Training and Repair Facility near Stevens Point WI offers factory repair services for governor pumps and permanent magnet generators as well as our annual Governor School and twice yearly Focus Classes. American Governor has provided more than 600 digital governor upgrades and has supported over 1,500 hydropower plants in North America.