Baker Hughes GE bags contracts for nuclear turbine systems

Baker Hughes GE (BHGE) has been awarded the first part of a contract for six turbine control upgrades at Bruce Power, the largest operating nuclear power facility in the world. The contract includes Mark VIe turbine controls as well as BHGE’s Bently Nevada condition monitoring technology, Security ST cybersecurity protection suite, and turbine simulator software.

With more than 47 terawatt hours of electricity produced annually, Bruce Power’s Ontario facility is being upgraded to full digital analytic capability to enable greater efficiency. These control upgrade packages will help to extend the life of Bruce Power by 40 years.