INDUSTRIAL TRAINING REPORT AT KDPP KOZHIKODE


EXCERPTS FROM REPORT

Introduction
KDPP is the second diesel power generating station of Kerala state electricity board. The first project is BDPP at Ernakulam. There are 8 no of generators installed in this plant and each has a capacity of 16MW. Total capacity is 128MW. Diesel engine is the prime mover of the alternator generating voltage of each alternator is 11 KV. 2 alternators are synchronized and connected in parallel in common bus bar through independent VCB at MV room and is connected to generator transformer of capacity 38 MVA, 1lkV/1l0kV.Thus there are 4 no. of GT’s provided for eight engines and on service and another GT is provided for a spare at generator transformer yard .
Generator Hall
The DG hall houses the entire prime mover alternator set. The prime mover used at KDPP is 18 V 46 C WARTS1LA diesel engines. It is a 4 stroke turbo charged and inter cooled engine with direct twin fuel injection. The engine uses two fuels – primary fuel being LSHS. Diesel is used for starting and stopping purposes.


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