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  Brookfield Power – School Street – June 2012
Brookfield Power – School Street – June 2012

Ivyland, PA – American Governor Company (AGC) has been awarded a contract by Brookfield Power for a second retrofit of five Francis units with Woodward Mechanical Cabinet Actuator governors at the School Street Station. For this retrofit project, AGC has custom-engineered a PLC-based Governor for each of the 7.5MW units at the School Street Hydroelectric Project and will install and commission each new PLC digital governor.


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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