Ivyland, PA – American Governor Company (AGC) has been selected to add to its fleet of Digital Governors at Nalcor Energy‘s Grand Falls Generating Station. AGC installed its first of four Digital Governors at this site in 2005 for the original owner, Abitibi. Through the years, AGC has continued to support the governor equipment at Grand Falls, including the supply of Unloader Kits for their original Dominion Engineering Works governor oil pumps, and overhauls of the remaining A-Actuators still in service.
AGC has the opportunity to correct the application and installation of the OEM governor equipment including replacing the Neyrpic SLG governor and updating the hydraulics equipment that was supplied by Vortex. This is a continuation of another significant award to AGC in April 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.