Notable Awards 

  Nebraska Public Power District – North Platte

American Governor Company (AGC) was selected to replace the (2) Woodward 723H Digital Governors and DSLC Synchronizers at Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD) North Platte Hydro. The retrofit systems were delivered to site in late 2018, with installation and commissioning to be completed in January 2019.

The North Platte facility has been in service since 1937 and is NPPD’s largest capacity hydro station. The facility has two (2) Allis Chalmers vertical Francis turbines that drive GE generators rated at 12MW each. The contract includes installation and commissioning services.




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.

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