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Steam turbine automation

Valmet’s steam turbine controller is an integrated part of the Valmet DNA automation system. The advanced and integrated solution improves the cost efficiency of the power plant’s operation and simplifies the system maintenance.

Turbine automation gives you control of all aspects of turbine functionality


All turbine controls flexibly at hand:

  • Governor control
  • Automatic start-up
  • Auxiliary devices
  • Primary and secondary control
  • Complex industrial pressure controls

Thermal stress evaluation Integrated system performance:

  • Redundancy at all levels
  • Over speed protection
  • Machine protection
  • Machine condition monitoring
  • Performance monitoring
  • Simulator for testing and training


  • Open platform, no black boxes
  • Control and protection in one system
  • High usability
  • Easy and cost-effective maintenance
  • Seamless coordination throughout boiler and turbine controls

Customer success stories

BKK Varme: steam turbine automation retrofit increases reliability

BKK Varme: steam turbine automation retrofit increases reliability

BKK Varme is the largest energy company in western Norway. At its incineration plant in Rådalen, Fana, near Bergen, the company is responsible for waste handling from about 320,000 inhabitants in the local municipalities. To replace the outdated PLC system, Valmet’s steam turbine automation has been taking in use.