Rock Creek Power House

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Startup Services- Provided Startup Engineering services for several hydroelectric turbine-generator upgrade projects including Rock Creek Powerhouse Upgrade, Colgate U2 Rewind, Tiger Creek U1 Rewind, Drum 5 Controls/Protection Upgrade, Spauling 3 PRV startup, to name a few. Most projects required extensive coordination among all stakeholders, detailed review of operational/design criteria, and identification of risk in safety, schedule, and quality of the overall project during the commissioning phase.

Power Pros PG&E Rock Creek Powerhouse Project
Power Pros PG&E Rock Creek Powerhouse Project
Power Pros PG&E Rock Creek Powerhouse Project
Power Pros PG&E Rock Creek Powerhouse Project

After the startup procedure was finalized, we distributed the procedure and became the single point of contact controlling the startup, managing and closing out the startup procedure.

The challenges of this project were the sheer complexity of the project with the number of systems being upgraded as well as understanding the scope of work between the various parties on this project, and coordination of each party to successfully execute the startup of Unit #2.

A link to an overview of the project:
http://www.pgecurrents.com/2012/07/19/video-pge-renovating-1950s-powerhouse-to-generate-more-electricity/

  • Date: 26.05.2014
  • Location: Sacramento, CA