Plant controls for hydropower plants

Valmet DNA takes care of the water balance control, switchyard control, power and reactive power control, connection to the load dispatcher and all required other auxiliary areas. 

Highlights of Valmet DNA for hydro power plants

  • Powerful, scalable and flexible system architecture
  • Redundancy at all levels (network, process stations, I/Os, operator workstations and servers)
  • Modern and powerful process controllers, I/Os and field bus interfaces
  • Integrated turbine control and protection for Kaplan, Francis and Pelton machines
  • Machine condition monitoring and protection
  • Unit control
  • Plant control / joint machine control
  • Switchyard control
  • Comprehensive reporting solution
  • Full remote-control capability
  • Remote control center solution for a group/fleet of hydro power plants
  • Cybersecurity that protects the control system from external security risks

Valmet DNA

Valmet DNA is an automation and information platform for process control. It combines all controls for process, machine, quality, supervisory, drive, as well as optimizations, and mechanical condition monitoring into a single platform.