Brief from the customer

Provide a backup power supply to our wind farm’s control room

Our client a major M & E installation company required a power protection package to keep the essential services in the control room of a new wind farm running, even when the grid it was supplying wasn’t.

Located in a rural setting on the coast, a new wind farm, supplying renewable energy to the National Grid was in the process of being constructed. Before the power produced from these wind turbines could be exported to the grid, the control room had to be protected against any failure of the mains.

Location


United Kingdom

Equipment Provided


JSP60, 60kVA Prime Powered Diesel with a Mains Failure Specification.
ATP250, 250Amp per phase Automatic Transfer Panel
ATP100, 100Amp mains to mains, Automatic Transfer Panel

Solution

Working closely with both the main contractor and their sub contractors, a 60kVA diesel generator with a sound attenuated canopy, a DEFRA complaint bunded base tank with a Mains failure specification was chosen as the right size for the project. To accommodate the size of the incoming mains supply, a 250Amp automatic transfer panel was also supplied.

With the dynamic nature of the project it was later decided to have a further 100Amp automatic transfer panel put on site. This panel would have two mains supplies coming in fed from alternative mains sub-stations.

  • CE Marking
  • ISO 9001 registered
  • ISO 14001 registered
  • Safe Contractor Approved
  • Made in Britain
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