Our Own Hydro
2.2 MW, Central NC
Running Gear: 6 Generators, 2200 kW total installed capacity
Scope: Complete development – control systems, mechanical, electrical, and civil design and construction.
Our own hydropower projects are located at two historic textile mill sites in central North Carolina, on two dams located about 1.5 miles apart. Purchased in 2001 as partially developed projects, owner Dean Edwards, and son Kevin Edwards (owner, PHT), continued development from two generating units in 2001, to the completed project with six units in 2006.
PHT continues to manage O&M and provide engineering support for the projects, which also power the PHT controls workshop. The automation and control technology developed for these plants provided the basis for the control systems PHT supplies and continues to develop today.