Wood Group wins controls upgrade contract for hydroelectric plant

Houston, June 20, 2012 — Wood Group GTS has secured a contract for the upgrade of plant controls on five hydroelectric units at a generating station in Kentucky.

The work scope involves replacement of outdated equipment with modern PLC-based controls to upgrade hardware and software to ensure compatibility across all the generating units at this site. Work will commence immediately and should be completed by or before December 2014. 

Wood Group GTS is a independent provider of rotating equipment services and solutions for clients in the power, oil and gas and clean energy markets. Worldwide, these services include: power plant engineering, procurement and construction; wind and steam turbines, pumps, compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment. Wood Group is an international energy services company with $6 billion sales, employing more than 41,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.

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