04 Jan Gracon Begins Work on Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant Unit #8
Gracon received a contract to overhaul Unit #8 at the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant near Niagara Falls, New York. The 8th of a total of 12 units Gracon will overhaul for the New York Power Authority, the work will include completely disassembling, refurbishing, and reassembling the vertical Allis Chalmers pump/turbine generator. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems is providing the new equipment.
The work is expected to last about 7 months and be completed in mid-2018.