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Rainbow Falls Hydro

Hydroelectric Plant

Structural, Hydraulic, and Electro-Mechanical Experts

Providing Effective Solutions for Hydropower Projects & Facilities

From feasibility studies to final design and commissioning, Bergmann’s engineers, technicians and environmental experts collaborate to provide effective solutions for hydropower projects. We can assess and categorize your assets to determine their value to make risk-informed, life-cycle investment decisions.

Our experts understand the challenges of operating a hydropower plant and can recommend solutions to fit your operating strategy and capital budgets. We have provided specifications for the repairs, replacements, and upgrades of existing civil works, generating equipment, and balance of plant systems, and have been in the field during construction, installation, and commissioning. This foundation allows our team to provide functional and cost-effective solutions for our clients.

Hydropower Services

  • Design Services – we will design your repairs and upgrades as well as ensure environmental compliance of your valuable assets
  • Operator Assistance – our experts understand the challenges of operating a hydroelectric generating facility and will recommend solutions to fit your operating strategy and budgets.
  • Asset Management – we can assess and categorize assets to determine their value so you can make risk-informed, life-cycle investment decisions.

Hydropower Project Types

  • Civil Works – our experts have experience with a wide range of hydropower civil works projects, including dams, spillways, intakes, control buildings, power houses, fish ladders, penstocks and gates.
  • Electro-Mechanical Equipment & Systems – Bergmann can assist with turbine and generator specifications, system automation and both mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Operations – our team can help ensure your operations are running smoothly through dam breach inundation mapping, emergency action plans, facility performance, safety assessments, PFMA & Part 12D inspections and risk management.

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Donald P. Nims, Jr., PE

Principal, Hydropower

dnims@bergmannpc.com

585.498.7871