Hydro Maintenance Projects

Lower Granite Lock & Dam Spillway Pit Tag Monitoring System Installation

Overview Installation of pit tag antenna system in spillway, transceiver data collection room, instrumentation and 480V distribution system. Client: Northbank Civil and Marine/USACELocation: Pomeroy, WA — Snake RiverTimeline: 2018-2020Divisions: Controls & Construction Value: $1,000,000 Category: Heavy Industrial Electrical Construction Hydro …

Bonneville Dam Station Service Improvements

Overview In October of 2011, Olsson Industrial Electric completed a prime contract to upgrade the Station Service electrical systems at the Bonneville Lock and Dam. Improvements included: the replacement of three double ended 480 V substations, associated medium voltage cabling, integration …

Detroit and Big Cliffs Dam Reliability Upgrades

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project to upgrade integral electrical components at the respective powerhouses for Detroit and Big Cliff Dams. Olsson replaced vintage 13.8 kV gallery switchgear in both powerhouses. The Detroit Dam switchgear was previously destroyed in …

Ice Harbor Lock and Dam Digital Governor Upgrade

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a digital governor upgrade at the Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. Olsson removed the existing governors and associated controls. New conduit and cabling was installed to support the replacement digital governors in main units 1-3. …

The John Day North Fish Ladder AWS Pump Replacement

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric was awarded a best value Design-Build contract by the Northwest Region, Portland District Army Corps of Engineers, to provide field removal of the existing AWS Pumps, installation of upgraded AWS Pump Systems, installation and fabrication of …

McNary Lock & Dam Station Service Improvements

Overview In May of 2014, Olsson Industrial Electric was awarded a prime contract to modernize the station service electrical distribution system at the McNary Lock and Dam - a four year effort to replace nearly all of the existing 4160 …

The Dalles Dam Station Service Improvements

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a comprehensive modernization of the station service electrical distribution system at The Dalles Dam, a 2100 MW hydroelectric power generation facility, as the prime contractor. Olsson upgraded the existing 1950's vintage control system, rerouted and …