With HYDROGRID’s intelligent real-time dispatch to less manual tasks
Teksdal is a storage power plant with two connected reservoirs in Norway. Particularly mentionable for this power plant are the numerous ecological and operational restrictions which needed to be taken into account. Among others, a constant amount of water (0.25 m³/s) has to pass one outlet for fish farmers. This also meant that production cannot be immediately ramped up/down but rather has to be done progressively in order not to harm fishes.
14 GWh Production
2.65 MW Capacity
30 hm³ Storage
120 hm³ Inflow/yr
Fully Automated Constraint Management
Managing multiple complex operational constraints in an automated fashion
The operations team of the power plant spent multiple hours per week to manage the complex operational constraints. After setting up the HYDROGRID Insight solution, all existing constraints were managed in a fully-automated fashion, while also optimizing the plant dispatch based on market prices and hydrological data. This led to a decrease in manual time needed to manage the power plant by 6 hours/week and to an increase in revenues by 7%.
Achieved results between October 2018 and August 2019
TOTAL TIME SAVED: 6H/WEEK
TOTAL REVENUE INCREASE: 6%
HYDROGRID implemented all environmental constraints and now the local fisherman community