Definition Sheet

 

Overview
HPLIG

The hydro-electric industry’s highly competitive environment places a growing need on safe, environmental and cost effective production. There is also an increasing emphasis on the requirement for capital investments in equipment and parts replacement to ensure outage times for equipment repair and maintenance are optimized.

Return on investment will need to be protected and enhanced in part by program improvements such as refurbishment or replacement of inefficient units with new high efficiency ones; improvements in the design of intake, flow passage and tailrace hydraulics; and better tools for measuring productivity improvements achieved with planned initiatives.

Further ongoing reductions of capital outlay to ensure the continued production of low cost energy will require the development of improved maintenance and repair techniques. Such techniques are seen as using new processes and materials to extend equipment life. These procedures can speed the repair process to reduce outage times, while condition assessment, equipment diagnosis, and monitoring can optimize “just in time” maintenance.

HPLIG Strategic Direction:

  • Hydropower Technology
  • Capital and Maintenance Investment
  • Maintenance Programming & Reliability Performance
  • Monitoring
  • Workforce Productivity & Safety
  • Environmental Performance
  • Regulatory Affairs
Program Services
  • Networking & Information Sharing

    • Annual face-to-face Business Meetings with webinar call-in options
    • 4-5 conference calls and learning webinars
    • Access to a network of ~1,000 electrical utility peers from around the world
  • Industry Benchmarking

    • Requests for Information where your questions or concerns are circulated to other group
      participants with rapid-fire response rates
    • Internal benchmarking surveys for state-of-the-industry intelligence
  • Collaborative Technical Projects

    • The flexibility to support only those projects which are relevant to your organization, meaning you know exactly, where your research dollars are going
    • Supported by CEATI management, participating utilities and consultants work together across all phases of a project’s life-cycle, ensuring your organization receives practical, high-quality deliverables
  • Unparalleled Return on Investment

    • Ability to split project funding costs with other organizations, resulting in highly-leveraged funding opportunities
    • Reduced pricing on published reports, training courses, and industry-open conferences
Project Portfolio
Webinars

Webinar Library

hydroAMP Training Webinar - Cranes
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
August 2017
hydroAMP Training Webinar - Circuit Breakers - Case Study with Tier 1 and Tier 2 Scoring
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
May 2017
AMTF: Performing a Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
April 2017
hydroAMP Training Webinar - Generator
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
April 2017
AMTF: KPI Depiction for Asset Management Capability and Asset Strategy
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
March 2017
hydroAMP Training Webinar - Turbines
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
February 2017
hydroAMP Training Webinar - Transformers
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
September 2016
hydroAMP Training Webinar
Available to Utilities Only   Get Access
August 2016
Upcoming Events
HOPIG/HPLIG Joint Workshop: Economic Coordination of Hydropower Operations and Maintenance
Attendance Open to Electrical Utilities   Request Invitation
October 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
HPLIG Fall 2017 General Meeting
Attendance Open to Electrical Utilities   Request Invitation
October 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 2018 Hydropower Conference
Attendance Open to Electrical Utilities   Request Invitation
March 2018 in Tucson, AZ
HPLIG Spring 2018 General Meeting
Attendance Open to Electrical Utilities   Request Invitation
March 2018 in Tucson, AZ
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