Gas Turbine Explosion Investigation

AGI Gas Turbine Explosion Investigation

At approximately 1300 hours on Saturday, 14 December 2013, a loud bang resembling an explosion was heard at the exhaust ducting of Gas Turbine Generator (GT) 1 after eleven (11) attempts of ignition during the maintenance period.

Lightning Damage To An Alternator

AGI Lightning Damage To An Alternator

In an afternoon, three (3) alternators for the 3 generators were reported to have failed simultaneously, allegedly due to lightning activity. The reportedly damaged components included the main rotor coil, exciter rotor coil, Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR), diodes, and bearings.