Active Standard

IEEE 1827-2016

IEEE Guide for Electrical and Control Design of Hydroelectric Water Conveyance Facilities

Electrical and control design of water conveyance facilities associated with hydroelectric projects including associated penstocks, valves, and gates are described in this guide. Guidance to plan and prepare designs is included. Installation, peration, or maintenance guideline and methodologies are not included. Design of new facilities and rehabilitation or replacement of existing facilities is covered. Comprehensive considerations for design, monitoring, control, protection, and operation of water conveyance facilities associated with hydroelectric projects is provided. Guidance in electrical and instrumentation work unique to water conveyance systems is provided. Guidance for the safe control of water release systems, bypass systems, and failure modes are provided. Reliability measures such as redundancy and power source considerations are provided. Gate and valve types and associated operating mechanisms are introduced. Power and non-power water conduits including penstocks, tunnels, and canals are covered.

Sponsor Committee
PE/EDPG - Energy Development & Power Generation
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2010-06-17
Board Approval
2016-12-07
History
ANSI Approved:
2018-04-27
Published:
2017-03-31

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/EDPG - Energy Development & Power Generation
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Working Group
HPS - WG 1827 - HPS - Electrical & Control Design of Hydroelectric Water Conveyance Facilities Working Group
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IEEE Program Manager
Malia Zaman
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Working Group Chair
Eric Vaughn
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