DELIVERY OF THE FINAL GENERATOR FOR HPP BREŽICE
Končar – Generators and Motors Inc. has delivered the 3rd in a row and final generator for HPP Brežice in the beginning of March 2017.
Contract comprised of delivery, supervision of assembly and commissioning of 3 generators, each of 21,5 MVA power, had been signed with KONČAR - Power Plant and Electric Traction Engineering Inc. which, in consortium with Litostroj Power, was responsible for delivery to the final customer - Hidroelektrarne na spodnji Savi.
What makes this project interesting is the fact that the generators are of "umbrella type" design, meaning that they do not have their own bearings but the rotor of 6.5 meters in diameter, 100 tons in mass as well as air gap of 10 mm is spinning on the turbine shaft that is 5 meters long.
The project is in its final stages. Trial run has been completed on the first aggregate and the warranty period has begun.
First part of trial run on the second aggregate has begun mid-March and it foreseen to last for 60 days after which the warranty period will begin.
The third generator assembly is in its final stage and the final testing is planned for the end of April.