Solutions tailored to industry-specific monitoring needs
Hydropower plant operators have been relying on the effective monitoring solutions from Brüel & Kjær Vibro for decades. We monitor hundreds of hydroelectric machines under base and peak load, in reservoir, run-of-the-river and pumped storage power plants around the world.
Our solutions are based on decades of experience in vibration monitoring of rotating machinery. Our monitoring strategy includes several monitoring techniques, including air gap, magnetic flux and partial discharge measurements. We are your one-stop shop for efficient and reliable condition monitoring of hydroelectric power plants.
If you need help in designing the right architecture for your application you can contact our technical support.
To see more, read the brochure Uptime for Hydropower Plants.
The crucial quality advantage
Operators in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America rely on our extensive expertise. Because our condition monitoring solutions can accurately assess the machine states under all operating conditions, including during rapid run-up and coast down of machinery.
Our solutions can integrate with customer-specific systems including those for process control (DCS or SCADA), production and maintenance management, emergency shutdown and surveillance systems. We pride ourselves on our flexible response to customer needs.
One-stop-shop for end-to-end solutions
From machinery protection systems for simple hydro turbines to comprehensive monitoring installations of major hydropower plants, we deliver to all applications. Our monitoring solutions include process parameters as well as performance and complete generator monitoring.
Efficiency throughout the system life cycle
Our highly automated solutions ensure maintenance and follow-up services are very cost effective.