Excitation - Thyricon
The Thyricon excitation family represents the extensive experience and knowledge of Voith Hydro as one of the major hydropower generator manufacturers. Our excitation product line offers best-in-class technology to feed the hydro generator’s field windings as well as to intelligently and reliably control generator voltage and reactive power.
Thyricon is a highly flexible and adaptable product that can be easily implemented. With an application range up to 4 000 Ampere rated current, at 50 or 60 Hz, it meets all protection and control requirements.
Benefits and features
Thyricon offers many benefits for all types of projects in the hydro world. This applies to new installations, modernization, and rehabilitation projects. Our ambition is to surpass existing standards in the field of hydropower excitation systems through continuous improvement.
Thyricon features several configurations including redundant controllers and fully or n+1 redundant thyristor bridges. The comprehensive controller software includes special features like trend function and special modules to support the service and commissioning team.
- Reliable technology and engineering
- Wide range of excitation current
- Fulfils fast grid response and stability demands
- Easy integration into existing power stations and control systems