Energy sector:
Hydropower

Based in the heart of the Alps, where France produces most of its hydropower, SYLENE offers all its expertise to hydropower engineering and operation companies.

With its 15 years of experience, SYLENE is developing its areas of expertise abroad, particularly in Africa and Canada.

Applications:

  • Micro-hydropower plants of 300kW to 5MW
  • Hydropower plants equipped with 5 to 250 MW units
  • Pelton, Francis and Kaplan turbines and hydrodynamic screw control
  • Retention dams
  • Penstocks, inlet structures
  • Locks, waterway equipment

 

Skills:

  • Generator and turbine control PLCs
  • Instrumentation control for hydro components
  • Control of plant and unit auxiliaries
  • Operation of installations adapted to hydrological conditions
  • High voltage electrical engineering for energy evacuation
  • Excitation systems for generators and speed regulation
  • Transfer scenario expertise to minimise shut downs
  • Process and machine instrumentation

 

EWSA RWANDA PROJECT – MUKUNGWA PLANT - CONSORTIUM SYLENE – ABC

Current Project 2013-2014, Total budget 6M€.
Complete refurbishing of the electrical part:
- High voltage
- Measuring devices and protections
- Transformers
- Low voltage
- Control of plant and unit auxiliaries
- Remote management of installations and remote monitoring
- Wiring

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EDF - MSH PROJECT - COURBAISSE AND BANCAIRON PLANT

Renovation of control of plant and unit auxiliaries:
- replacement of group control of plant and unit auxiliaries
- replacement of general services control of plant and unit auxiliaries
- replacement instrumentation generators
- commissionning

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EDF

In the framework

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FHYM - LESCHERETTE HYDROPLANT

In the framework of the re-commissioning of the plant Lescherette, FHYM's company entrusted the renovation of electrical auxiliaries and control system to SYLENE. This work was carried out under the project management of HYDROSTADIUM.

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EDF - NOTRE DAME DE COMMIERS DAM

Under the program of renovation and expansion of Notre Dame de Commiers, EDF entrusted the electrical work and automation to SYLENE for the installation of a new group of 1.5 MW.

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