VS Induction Generators

Turbine operation at peak efficiency over a large range of heads and flows
GE is the only company offering induction generators with these power ratings. The variable speed machine allows turbine operation at peak efficiency over a large range of heads and flows. GE offers an integrated system solution combining the induction generator with a converter and also the electrical balance of plant.
 
Having a proven track record and experience in supplying induction machines for numerous different applications (mine hoists, propulsion motors for marine, high powered motors in Oil & Gas), GE's induction generator has been chosen as the preferred technology for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project.
 
Applications
 
  • Tidal Lagoon Power Plant developers
  • Variable Speed Pump Storage developers
  • Variable Speed Hydro schemes

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Features & Benefits:

Features
 
  • Robust and simple rotor construction with no insulated components
  • Readily able to withstand the turbine runaway speed
  • Smaller envelope
  • Minimal maintenance and reduced downtime
  • One piece VPI’d stator
 
Benefits
 
  • Economic solution with high availability and reliability
  • Up to 30% saving compared to the equivalent synchronous machine
  • Maximizes energy production through use of variable speed enabling up to 50% more energy output
  • Simplicity of construction and operation
  • Allows operation over an extended range of heads and flows
  • Machine can be used for pumping as well as generation
  • Optimized speed of operation to maximize efficiency in both generating and pumping operation

 

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