Fort Meade WWTP Generator Control Panel Replacement (Laurel, MD)
Design, supply, installation and management of custom generator control panel at Fort Meade Waste Water Treatment Plant. Coordination System Study Analysis found the circuit breaker in the existing generator control panel to be deficient. After realizing there were more deficiencies within the control panel, the owner requested BDE LLC to design and supply a new control panel to work with the existing Caterpillar generator. As a solution, BDE LLC then commissioned a month long study of the existing power conditions at the facility along with analyzing the features of the existing control panel. We then designed a new control system that would allow the generator to start in half the time of the old system, provide local HMI control capability, offer SCADA connectivity to the plants mainframe and coordinate properly with the upstream switchgear ATS.