Demand Response Backup Power Solution: PR Power

PR Power is one of Powerlink’s Premier OEM Customers in Australia. Below is a case study of their job for a Water Authority in Victoria.

The Job Specifications

A Water Authority in Victoria needed a backup diesel generator solution… and at the same time the Power Supply Authority contacted the Water Authority in regards to demand response.

PR Power was contacted to supply a backup generator with the capability of exporting power back into the mains network grid.

At commissioning the pump station was consuming 9kVA, and the generator was producing 130kVA meaning the site was exporting 121kVA. As the pump load increases, the remaining exporting power will reduce accordingly.

For the Water Authority, this is their first prototype site proving the concept, technology & protection capabilities with the outlook of implementing this into future sites and upgrading existing sites.

PR Power’s Solution

Working closely with the Water Authority and the Power Authority, the PR Power team supplied and installed a 220kVA PR Power Diesel Generator [PR220C-SAE] along with a DSE8610 controller and the main switchboard was also fitted with a DSE8660 master controller.

This further strengthened PR Power’s reputation for high end, engineered, tailored solutions for embedded generators along with peak lopping and exporting power back into mains network grid.

All engineering and design were performed in house by PR Power’s team of Engineer’s.

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