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  Brookfield Power – Herrings – August 2013
Brookfield Power – Herrings – August 2013

Ivyland, PA – American Governor Company (AGC) has been awarded a contract to modernize the first of three Woodward Gateshaft governor control systems at Brookfield Power’s 5 MW Herrings hydroelectric facility. The scope of the project mirrors that of another Brookfield contract that AGC won in 2008. This new PLC Digital Control will use the same PLC platform and software identical to previously supplied units. AGC will install and commission the upgraded unit in early 2014.


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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