Maintenance Management and Case Studies in the Luís Carlos Prestes Thermoelectric Power Plant

  • Bernardo Botamede
  • Leonardo Leucas
  • Marcelo Pelegrini


Operating on the growing Brazilian thermoelectricity market since 2002, Petrobras S.A. is today the largest thermoelectric generation company nationwide and the seventh on the overall Brazilian energy market. During the past few years, Petrobras has increased its generation capacity reaching 6,885 GW of installed capacity. In order to achieve the maximum availability and performance of its machines, Petrobras has built global performance and conditioning monitoring systems which are applied to support complementary monitoring strategies and predictive maintenance tasks at Luís Carlos Prestes (LCP) thermoelectric power plant. Specific models are under development with the purpose of further enhancing turbomachinery performance and reliability.


Asset management Machine diagnosis Maintenance tasks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernardo Botamede
    • 1
  • Leonardo Leucas
    • 1
  • Marcelo Pelegrini
    • 1
  1. 1.Petrobras S.A. – Luís Carlos Prestes Thermoelectric PowerplantTrês LagoasBrazil

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