Case Studies

The purpose of standby generators are basically to provide power when the mains utility supply fails. To prevent the two sources of power from being mis-synchronised together, standby generators are typically connected to the load via an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS). Under normal operating conditions the mains utility powers the load via the ATS. When… Learn More

Where: Western Australia Specified: 28 x STAMFORD P80 alternators Purpose: Alternators required for 58 MW power plant at a remote iron ore mining site Contract Power Group has its roots in Western Australia, where it has become a pioneer in the power generation equipment sector. Since the 1990s the company has been providing remote on-site servicing and 24-hour call-out to mining… Learn More

A recent enquiry to Cummins Generator Technologies led to the discovery of the pictured generator set above featuring a 21 kVA STAMFORD alternator. This unit was built in Stamford, UK, during February 1985 and sent to Newage Engineers Australia and from the information we have, it was then delivered to its current location where it… Learn More

Where: Colombia Specified: 2 x STAMFORD® P80 alternators to meet a 2.5MW power requirement Purpose: To provide reliable power to one of the most important Oil & Gas sites in Colombia for a major oil customer A continuous power requirement in Colombia’s oil sector is being met by STAMFORD® P80 alternators. Specialist generator set manufacturer IGSA from Mexico specified the premium alternators… Learn More

Where: Nickel-Cobalt mining and processing plant, Madagascar Specified: 30 x STAMFORD® P7 alternators for use in 1,250 kVA generator sets Purpose: Delivering 37.5 MVA of reliable power to the site, operating 24/7 for the anticipated project life of 27 years The largest capital project in the history of Madagascar, the Ambatovy Project, has deployed generator… Learn More

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