Plant Performance Investigations

  • Turbine efficiency and hydraulic stability testing: Ohakuri PS, Hume PS, Tekapo B PS, Rangipo PS, Ohau A PS, Matahina PS, Manapouri PS 
  • Load rejection testing: Tekapo A PS, Tekapo B PS, Ohakuri PS, Hume PS, Manapouri PS, Karapiro PS, Maraetai II PS, Tokaanu PS 
  • Atiamuri PS rotating masses hydraulic uplift testing 
  • Tekapo A PS water to wire system limitation assessment 
  • Governor control parameter tuning: Kaitawa PS, Manapouri PS 
  • Overload capability assessments: Waitaki Chain hydropower stations, Whakamaru PS, Maraetai PS 
  • Project development for Piripaua PS excitation and 400V power supply upgrade 
  • Yonki PS power output limitation investigation 
  • Penstock intake gate reliability assessment for the Waikato hydropower stations 
  • Feasibility study on the elimination of the Piripaua PS turbine relief valves 
  • Tekapo B turbine relief valve performance testing 
  • Haywards and Benmore Pole 2 HVDC cooling system performance testing and investigations

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Nurek p.s. (Barqi Tojik)

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Tekapo B Penstocks (Genesis Energy)

  During the past 11 years Hydropower Engineering has provided Mighty River Power Ltd with prompt, competent service relating to our hydro turbine governors on the Waikato River We value highly our working relationship and look forward to future opportunities to benefit from Hydropower Engineering’s extensive expertise.  

Tony Cserney
Governor Engineer
Mighty River Power Ltd

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