The third generation dam control system for Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. performs remote monitoring and control of the major dams of this company. The main purpose of this system is to make dam operations more efficient, while achieving great improvements in safety and reliability. This system is substantially different from conventional dam control systems.
JRC has participated in the third generation dam control system from the designing stages, and has been able to install this system for 2 dam management groups (controlling a total of 10 dams). This report describes the features of the third generation dam control system, and the points of difference from a conventional dam control system.