Ngoi Phat Expansion HPP (1 x 13,200 kW), Vietnam
27th April 2020
The commissioning of Ngoi Phat Expansion HPP came at the time when the outbreak of COVID 19 epidemic was at its peak, severely hampering travel and posing serious health risks. While the entire world came under lockdown Team FLOVEL was busy fulfilling its commitment with its customer for completion of the Ngoi Phat Expansion HPP in stipulated time. Appropriate safety measures like sanitizing, wearing of safety masks, social distancing of personnel at site had to be implemented.
Due to the outbreak of Covid 19, FLOVEL was able to mobilise limited manpower to site for the commissioning activities. In order to be on top of the project schedule it was decided to continue with the project commissioning activities through remote control support from our Headquarters in Faridabad, India.
Following activities were completed (with remote support) for the commissioning:
- Mechanical & Electrical stabilization of machine
- Control & Automation
- Various tests as per EVN requirement
- Successful Synchronization
Ngoi Phat Expansion HPP was successfully synchronised to the EVN grid on 25th April 2020 evening and dedicated to the service of the Vietnamese People.
FLOVEL would like to express its sincere gratitude to all personnel present at site from (FLOVEL, NEDI-2, Harmony and other Contractors) who have contributed towards the success of this project during these trying times.
The project parameters are as follows:
Type of Turbines: Vertical Pelton 4 Jets
Rated Head: 289.40 m
Installed Capacity: 1 x 13,200 kW
FLOVEL’s scope includes Vertical 4 Jet Pelton Turbine, generators, electrical and mechanical balance of plant, including supervision of erection, testing & commissioning.
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