Hydroelectric Productivity Committee

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Committee Vision:

The Hydroelectric Productivity Committee (HPC) will provide the standard in the hydroelectric industry for energy performance information.

Committee Mission:

The HPC will provide comparative operating and maintenance performance information on hydroelectric facilities and provide forums for members to optimize performance.

Objectives for the HPC include:

  • To maintain and improve a hydroelectric Operating and Maintenance database which allows comparative analysis and performance information.
  • To build and maintain database participation to a statistically significant level in each group or class.
  • To provide effective products that present and exchange information focused on optimizing members' processes and business performance.

Committee Products:

The products of the HPC are a database, best practices review and peer exchange symposiums. The database, which contains HPC member facility information on about 350 hydro plants and 70,000 MW capacity is managed by a third party contractor.

Committee Services:

The HPC maintains a cost and performance database on approximately 350 plants. The spring and fall workshops provide an opportunity to share best practices. Leading Performers and the drivers of their performance are identified at the fall workshop. On a biennial basis the committee sponsors a plant management symposium at which operations and maintenance issues are discussed.

Committee Leadership:

Committee Guidance Documents:

The HPC User Guide and Data Catalog provide committee policies and procedures along with data submission requirements.

2015 Committee Membership Categories and Fee Structure:

Hydroelectric Committee Fee Structure Data Members Alliance Members
    EUCG Administrative Fee $ 1,800 $ 1,800
    Hydroelectric Committee Fee $ 2,300 $ 5,750
Total Membership Fee per annum $ 4,100 $ 7,550
    Prepaid Workshop Fees ($875 per workshop, pre-payment is optional) $ 1,850 $ 1,850
Total Membership Fee including pre-paid Workshop fee $ 5,950 $ 9,400

Data Members: Those members who provide data per the annual schedule.

Committee Annual Planning Calendar:

February to May 2018 Data collection period
February 5, 2018 Condition Monitoring Survey response due to Jim Miller
February 28, 2018 Joined EUCG-NHA Safety Survey request issued
April 13, 2018 Joined EUCG-NHA Safety Survey Due
April 22, 2018 HPC Annual Report Comments to Jim Miller
April 22-25, 2018 Spring Workshop, Hyatt Regency, San Antonio, TX
June 1, 2018 Cost & Performance data due/ saved to website
June 11, 2018 Staffing Levels Survey submission due
June 12, 2018 Preliminary Cost & Performance data uploaded
June 15, 2018 Cost & Performance Data available for first review
June 19, 2018 Committee Conference call; Cost & Performance data feedback
July 6, 2018 Outstanding clarifications to Cost & Performance data feedback
July 10-12, 2018 Mandatory Data Review meeting, Hosted by Southern Company, Atlanta, GA
August 3, 2018 Data revisions due from members
August 10, 2018 Data available for Best Performers analysis
August 15, 2018 Conference call to review top performers
August 17, 2018 Announcement of top performers; invitations to present at Fall Workshop
September 9-12, 2018 Fall Workshop, Grand Hyatt, Denver, CO

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