Notable Awards 

  Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority – Kaw Hydro – October 2013
Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority – Kaw Hydro Turnkey – October 2013

Ivyland, PA – American Governor Company (AGC) has been awarded a contract with Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority for a turnkey retrofit of Kaw Hydro’s Woodward Mod II Governor System. The Ponca City, Oklahoma hydroelectric plant began commercial operation in September 1989 and generates approximately 104 GW hours of energy each year. As part of the retrofit project, AGC will provide a Digital Governor System including 3D Cam Controls, along with EHI Conversions for the Gate and Blade Valves maximizing unit operating efficiency. Following delivery of hardware in May 2014, AGC will provide installation, commissioning, and start up services followed by in-depth training on the upgraded 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.

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