Barkley Dam Excitation System Turn-Key Project

Barkley Dam Excitation System Turn-Key Project

Barkley Dam Excitation System Turn-Key Project 150 150 REIVAX

US Army Corps Of Engineers – Barkley Dam (KY) Static Excitation project , 4 x 36MVA, completed ahead of schedule by Reivax

The project scope included:

  • Removal of the existing amplidyne MG set and exciter field poles
  • Supply and installation of new excitation systems and transformers
  • Supply and install of 15kV AC bus duct and 2kV DC bus duct systems
  • Collector ring inspection, retrofit and brush and holder replacement
  • Concrete work (demolition of concrete pedestal, floor and wall core drilling)
  • All engineering, commissioning and model validation testing (MOD-026, PRC-019)
  • Asbestos and lead paint abatement work
  • Control board modifications and fiber optic SCADA interface to the exciter

The project was completed 223 calendar days before the contractual completion date, allowing the client to begin operation of the units and generate income much sooner.

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