Solutions solaires et hybrides

Small Hydro Solution

For more than 60 years CMR develops control and supervision tools in the following sectors: energy, industry and marine. CMR integrates its own intelligent sensors and automation systems.

CMR employs nearly than 700 employees in 12 countries. The group offers solutions for the sectors of energy, industry and marine, by integrating its own smart sensors.

CMR deploys a wide range of tools for its customers , from individualized service to manufacturing of products. warrants that all of its services follow the latest regulations and other quality certifications.

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Advantages

CMR is oriented towards the sector of renewable energies. The objective is to present tools and reliable services to its users, by proposing digitization, now inevitable.

Aware of importance of its domain of activity, CMR deploys processes to protect The world of tomorrow.

For this , the company provides a daily line of conduct to all collaborators of the group, regardless their location .

Principle and operation

The hydroelectric power station is a installation that creates electricity using the force of water. This is called hydraulic energy. The hydroelectric power station is made up of 3 main parts: the dam, the power station and the transformer.

The hydraulic dam is the key element in the operation of a hydroelectric power station. It is he who will command and direct the water in order to create electricity. Constituted at the level of a river or a natural watercourse, it can take several names. The dam may be "over the water," indicating that it is not holding water. It can be "locked", in this case the water supply results from the rising tides. And finally, when it retains water, it is called a "retention dam". The latter is the most competitive, as it offers the opportunity to produce large amounts of electricity. It is built in strategic places to constitute a reservoir. The water stored in this lake will be poured into penstocks and led to the hydroelectric plant.

The hydroelectric power station is placed below the dam. The force of the falling water will thus activate the turbine, which will then operate the alternator. The latter will then create an alternating current which will be sent to the electric transformer of the hydroelectric power station. The power of the hydropower plant is fundamentally derived from the force of the water. Thus, run-of-river dams, relying on sea currents, will produce less electrical power than retention dams.

The transformer is the last key element in making hydroelectricity. This will amplify the voltage of the current that the alternator creates. This electricity will then be carried by the high and very high voltage lines.

The water that has been brought to the turbine is discharged to the river or stream through the tailrace channel.

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Small Hydro Solution: creation of intelligent hydroelectric solutions

Vision

Energy, industrial and marine players are researching intensively renewable, low carbon sources of energy. Our will is to enable access to these renewable energies. How? 'Or' What ? By shaping hybrid and microgrid solutions, which maximize energy and storage efficiency.

Mission

We design intelligent instrumentation and automation systems for a cleaner world in the sectors of energy, industry and marine. Since 1959, we compose services innovative as well as tailor-made tools: intelligent sensors, monitoring systems advanced and automation. All these services are intended to energy, industry and the marine industry.

Values

Our virtues are those that drive our operations and advance our business. United, all collaborators who constitute our teams support our values ​​ and work ardently to promote them.

In addition to this, we educate our employees about the consumption of energy resources and limit consumption of & # 039; water, energy or even paper (recycling, communications, ...).

Energy and education are the guidelines of CSR policy. CMR is committed to deploy its own environmental and social project activities. All employees are involved in this challenge CSR.

CMR compares every year its carbon footprint in order to reduce it. Actions to increase the transport of raw materials and finished products are at the center of its concerns.

CMR compares the life cycle of its products as well as the constitution of raw materials to increase waste recycling. The R & amp; D department concentrates its efforts on the integration of sustainable development at all levels of society.

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Use case

Energy and education are the guidelines of CSR policy. CMR is committed to deploy its own environmental and social project activities. All employees are involved in this challenge CSR.

CMR compares every year its carbon footprint for reduce it. Actions to maximize the transport of raw materials and finished products are at the center of its concerns.

Solar

We design and deliver turnkey solar or hybrid power plants for micro-grid, industrial or grid-connected installations.

La solution HYDROS designed by CMR makes it possible to hybridize diesel generator installations with solar production and also storage.

The transformation of thermal power plants into hybrid plants delivers many benefits to the customers of these facilities:

  • »Significant reduction in use of fuels
  • »Strong decrease in CO2 emissions
  • »Gain in competitiveness on the tariff of the electricity produced
  • » decrease in maintenance costs .

Our HYLIOS solution is fundamentally dedicated for emerging countries strongly dependent on thermal production, but presenting significant solar potential.

The difficulty of hybrid thermal power plants resides in the dimensioning of the equipment of the thermal part, the storage, and in the piloting. The goal is to to ensure a continuous supply of electricity to customers.

Our HYLIOS solution is equipped with an energy flow management and control system, making it possible to meet the use of energy needs. This solution is available for autonomous and nomadic mini-power plants but also for large hybrid ground installations.

Our energy management system offers many features for:

  • » optimize electrical efficiency
  • »Decrease the use of fuels
  • ' optimize self-consumption

Offshore

We create low voltage electrical distribution boards, lifting and automation systems to global offshore oil and gas players. CMR product switchgear and energy management cabinets to international operators of production, storage, loading platforms and floating supports (FPSO ships).

CMR is a global player in the petroleum industry. We offer electrical systems for your drilling rigs, ships and wells.

Established on the Asian market, we create electrical panels and distribution cabinets in collaboration with Siemens and Schneider Electric.

Using efficient and quality components, CMR meets all the obligations of the petroleum industry with complete control of tariffs and deadlines.

Nuclear

We are certified K3AD for the design and installation of nuclear power plant measuring instruments.

Designed according to nuclear regulations, our equipment operates under accidental circumstances and in accordance with the service life of nuclear power plants. 60 years of know-how. CMR is recognized as a major global player in the nuclear industry.

We guarantee an irreproachable quality of service to our customers: from engineering to qualification including mastery of the supply chain.

CMR certifies the management of the obsolescence of its products installed in more than 100 nuclear power plants since the 1980s.

We specialize in solutions for nuclear power plants and automation. Our customers regularly call on us for the supply, engineering, installation and maintenance of nuclear temperature sensors.

Industry

We supply intelligent control systems to maintain secure operations. We support our clients in the areas of energy and industry.

CMR carries out your projects from the study, project management, testing, installation, programming, site management and commissioning.

We supply efficient and sophisticated systems that unite the latest technology.

A global partner: we propose a local realization thanks to support in our 12 operational sites around the world. A realization conformed to our international customers, with installations all varied and requesting specific needs.

As an EPC, we provide unique service throughout the world: engineering, design, procurement, logistics, set-up and commissioning.

Engine & Propulsion

Our 60 years of engine experience allows us help standardize and maintain your electrical installations with proven reliability of instrumentation.

We design individual components and successful adjusted solutions to the obligations of your engine instrumentation:

  • »Industrial motor sensors
  • »Cabling systems
  • »Alarm monitoring system

CMR offer absolute management of the life cycle of products to engine and generator manufacturers. This is made easy thanks to our engineers and an optimized supply chain. CMR is your partner from the design phase to commissioning.

We install and guarantee after-sales service for all your equipment anywhere in the world.

Hydro

COSTRONIC, a CMR Group subsidiary, puts all its expertise in the field of automation and electrical engineering at the service of operators of hydroelectric power stations.

We collaborate for over 30 years with end buyers , major design offices and turbine manufacturers to offer turnkey solutions.

We supply all electrical products for hydroelectric power plants with tools adapted to the constraints and needs of operators.

Our control solutions guarantee maximum availability of installations and their daily production. They are based on recent technological innovations to optimize your plant and its operation.

With more than 2,500 completed projects, we are recognized as developers of control tools in various areas .

For more than 60 years, we have put our skills at the service of our customers.

References

Latest completed projects

HYDRO POWER PLANT

Hydro

Turnkey control and automation system for 3 Francis 8 MVA turbines, including energy evacuation (MV) and auxiliary services in Switzerland for FMMB

DATA CENTER

Solar & Hybrid

PV system (700 kWp) to hybrid existing diesel (4MVA) – from design to installation & commissioning in Lagos - Nigeria for 21st Century Technologies Ltd

POWER PLANT

Industry

Instrumentation and control system for 4 diesel engines of 12 MW each from conception to commissioning in Kaloum, Guinea, for AIS International

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