ICSA HYDRO provides integral solutions within the areas of control, protection, measuring, and automation and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) control systems for new plants. It also helps improving the operation, performance, and efficiency of existing Hydroelectric Power Plants. The company maximizes the output rendered by obsolete units reshaping and incorporating state-of-the-art equipment which is implemented according to safety measures and applicable environmental regulations.
This business unit also develops software and hardware tailored to meet every customer's needs adapting the process in a flexible and optimum manner.
ICSA’s portfolio of products and services covers a wide range of internal developments, including static excitation units manufactured with proprietary technology (SEE) which are used in generators and in large synchronous machines.
The core competencies of this business unit are:
Global design of control systems for new plants, renovations, re-powering, or retrofits
Diagnosis of the current system
Engineering of electrical protection systems, transmission lines, and substations
Design and integration of automation, protocols, and hardware
Engineering of auxiliary services
Proprietary PSS and excitation systems which comply with applicable international standards
SCADA. Supervision and monitoring systems which allow operating one or several plants remotely
ICSA understands that technology is an important asset which evolves constantly and which allows conceiving, designing, engineering, manufacturing, erecting, and starting up control, protection, communication, and measuring systems in hydroelectric projects.