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East Anglia, England

East Anglia, England

    • CLIENT:
    • Scottish Power Renewables
    • MAIN CONTRACTOR:
    • Scottish Power Renewables
    • PROJECT:
    • East Anglia One
    • VALUE:
    • £2m
    • SECTOR:
    • Substations & Renewables
    • LOCATION:
    • Ipswich, England

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was responsible for the Electrical Balance of Plant (EBoP) to facilitate the construction of the new 400/220kV East Anglia One onshore substation, connecting to the off-shore substation situated 30 miles off the East coast of East Anglia.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby scope of works included the design, installation and commissioning of:

• DC Battery Systems
• UPS
• LVAC system

Kirby scope of works also included the installation and commissioning of the following:

• Primary Equipment Transmission Connection
• Earthing and Bonding
• Control and Protection System
• Fibre Network
• Access Control, Intruder and CCTV
• SCADA
• Pirret Electrical – AIS
• Access Flooring – Flooring
• CSD – Sealing of ducts

Installed plant items included 3 no. distribution boards, 30 no. control and protection panels, 2 no. battery systems and AIS 400/275kV.

The total project meterage consisted of 59.5km of cable and 1,200 no. of terminations.