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Eaton Highlights Power Management Services and Solutions to Support Electrical Modernization for Hydropower Utilities at HydroVision Booth #1026
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 08:31:42 AM

PITTSBURGH, PA … Power management company Eaton today announced it is showcasing its solutions designed to extend the life of hydropower facilities at HydroVision® International 2016 at the Minneapolis Convention Center from July 26 through 29. In conference booth #1026, Eaton will highlight its control and automation expertise and engineering services to upgrade power systems and improve system reliability, while reducing operating expenses. During the event, Eaton will also deliver a conference presentation focused on avoiding generating capacity losses in aging hydropower plants.

“Much of the hydropower generation infrastructure in the United States is more than 30 years old and in need of modern maintenance,” said Alice Stage, utility segment manager, Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division, Eaton. “At HydroVision International, Eaton will highlight how our experienced staff and proven technology can help improve performance, reliability and reduce operating costs for hydropower projects of any size.”

On Thursday, July 28 at 2:30 p.m., Kevin Quirion, a project engineer and manager at Eaton, will deliver an educational session on how to avoid generating capacity losses in aging hydropower plants. The session will help attendees address ground fault conditions, one of the most common electrical fault conditions in existing power stations.

At booth #1026, experts will be available to discuss Eaton’s range of power management services and solutions designed to help hydropower customers improve reliability, efficiency and safety, including:

  • Arc flash safety solutions
  • Automation and control system upgrades
  • Turnkey project management services
  • High resistance grounding solutions to address critical fault conditions
  • Low-voltage and medium-voltage breaker reconditioning solutions
  • Upgrades for switchgear and generator breakers

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