Gulch Electrical Refurbishment

Nova Scotia Power

The Gulch Hydro Station owned and operated by NSPI, was constructed in the early fifties. The station consists of a single 7 MW Francis unit. The turbine runner was replaced in the late nineties and generator was rewound in 2000. The remaining electrical equipment was in need of replacement to extend the service life of the station.

Meco’s Services include:

  • Specification of new station 15 kV switchgear. Included generator main circuit breaker (vacuum), generator synchronizing equipment, multi-function protection relay, station service and high resistance generator ground.…
  • Design and specification of new unit controls. Included PLC, HMI, voltage regulator, backup multi-function protection relay and field breaker and discharge panel..
  • Technical specification for the removal of old equipment and the installation of the new switchgear, control panels and field power and control cables.
  • PLC and HMI programming and support during commissioning.
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Mitchelmore Engineering
Company Ltd.


Nova Scotia

109 Ilsley Avenue,  Unit #14
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B3B 1S8
Phone: 902.444.3131
Toll Free: 1.877.434.3131
Fax: 902.404.7777

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