Product Catalogue: Automation and controls for coal and oil


Alstom’s automation and control solutions control the energy dispatched by the plant, from fuel supply and plant performance to emission monitoring and grid connections for maximum flexibility. 

The Alspa Series 6 product line provides a consistent technology from low-level controls to high level asset management dashboard and optimisation tools. This Alstom automation and control solution ensures data consistency and an ideal platform for power operators in plant and fleet management requiring remote feature centralisation.

Alstom understands that each customer in each country is unique, with a specific set of requirements and constraints. Our global presence worldwide as a power generation OEM and our expertise on all fuel types allow us to design and provide solutions meeting our customers’ exact requirements to optimise the efficiency, quality and flexibility of their plant.

The Alspa product line extends across the entire plant, from the control room with plant management operation and optimisation tools, through plant and machine automation to asset management and remote diagnostics systems.

Alspa Series 6 key features are:

  • A design based on over 20 years of experience in the automation & control industry
  • A design based on Alstom OEM know-how and expertise in generation asset 
  • Covers the needs of both the new and retrofit power plant markets 
  • A truly open platform featuring a user-friendly Human Machine Interface 
  • An easy integration of plant application thanks to Microsoft.NET framework 
  • A flexible architecture adapting to various plant sizes and requirements 
  • An open 100mb field bus protocol for easy integration of compatible components 
  • An integrated platform to improve efficiency and reduce costs at many levels from operator to maintenance activities

Distributed control system

Distributed control system for thermal power plants designed to improve plant efficiency, availability and power quality.  

Steam turbine control

Alspa® Controsteam™ steam turbine control for coal and oil plants is the advanced steam turbine controller covering the full range of steam turbines for new and retrofit projects

Generator control and excitation

Alspa® Controgen™ generator control and excitation for coal and oil plants integrates the Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) and the excitation system

Burner control system

Alspa® Controflame™ burner control system is Alstom’s boiler control protection system, designed for seamless integration into the full Alspa® machine control suite

Isolated phase busducts

Alstom Enerbus™ isolated phase bus bars have been designed to feature any power plants requirements whether for short circuit withstand or demanding seismic constraints.

Retrofits and upgrade solutions

Alspa® BlueLine® is versatile and customizable to fit a wide range of applications, from small auxiliary controls to full distributed control systems.