BBA

Hydropower

Detailed engineering Mercier plant
  • LOCATION
    Mercier power plant, Québec, Canada
  • CLIENT
    Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation
  • PERIOD
    2003-2007
  • DISCIPLINES
    Electrical, instrumentation and control

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

As subcontractor of Voith Siemens, BBA was responsible for the detailed engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of all electrical services including the 13.8 kV switchgear, the 13.8 kV and 600 V auxiliary services for the new Mercier hydroelectric power plant. BBA's mandate consisted of the following:

 

Engineering for: 

  • Generator switchgear
  • Generator protection
  • Unit service MCC
  • 600 V & 13.8 kV auxiliary services
  • Control systems for generator units (including speed regulator and excitation regulator)
  • Auxiliary transformers
  • Electrical connection of the equipment
  • Power cables
  • 125 Vcc system
  • Design of HMI interfaces
  • All calculation notes, specifications and drawings
  • Testing and commissioning of electrical systems
  • Preparation of equipment operation manuals