Ivyland, PA – American Governor Company (AGC) has been awarded a subcontract by the Eaton Corporation to upgrade twelve 25MW pumped storage units currently operating with Pelton Mechanical Cabinet Actuators at the Lewiston Pump Generating Plant as part of New York Power Authority’s Life Extension and Modernization Project. The original electro-mechanical devices will be replaced with modern digital technology, including microprocessing capability, new instrumentation and alarms. The work will include upgrading the unit governing system and the replacement of the unit protective relaying system.
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.