Boiler Controls Upgrade Project

In October of 2015, the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) contracted with Sega to provide engineering services to upgrade controls on Boilers 3 & 4 at their campus power plant.  The facility generates steam used to heat and cool all facilities on the 12,000-student campus in Cedar Falls, IA.  The facility is also capable of…

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KCP&L Sibley Plant – Unit 3 Controls Upgrade

Sega was selected by Kansas City Power & Light to upgrade the controls on Unit 3 at the utility’s Sibley Generating Station.  Unit 3 is a cyclone-fired, supercritical unit that generates 360 net-MW.  The existing control system is a combination of Emerson Ovation Distributed Control System (DCS) and hard-wired benchboard controls.  Sega’s scope includes replacing…

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Chile Boiler Upgrade Projects

In January of 2012, Joe Fehr and Andy Haun traveled to Mejillones and Tocopilla in northern Chile to walk down six coal-fired boilers for the purposes of preparing an engineering services proposal (the scope of which was largely uncertain).  The boilers are used as prime movers for steam turbine-generator sets in that region of the…

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DCS Upgrade Project

Project Description: Laramie River Station consists of three coal fired units with a total capacity of 1,800 MW. Sega was responsible for the controls upgrade of main unit, scrubber, bottom ash, fly ash, condensate polisher, water treatment, demineralizer and coal handling systems. Each system previously used different stand-alone DCS or PLC controls. The purpose of…

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Central Plant Controls Upgrade Projects

Project Description: Obsolete control system for the Central Utilities Plant was migrated to a modern distributed control system (DCS). Plant control systems that were upgraded include: Combustion Control Burner Management Interface Balance of Plant Control Combustion Turbine Control Interface Electric and Steam Chiller Control Cooling Tower Control Data Acquisition Electrical Switchgear Control Scope of Work:…

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