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Tievenameenta Windfarm, Northern Ireland

Tievenameenta Windfarm, Northern Ireland

    • CLIENT:
    • SSE Renewables
    • MAIN CONTRACTOR:
    • Kirby (EBoP) & Roadbridge (CBoP)
    • PROJECT:
    • Tievenameenta Windfarm
    • VALUE:
    • £3m
    • SECTOR:
    • Substations & Renewables
    • LOCATION:
    • Tyrone, Ireland

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was awarded the electrical balance of plant (EBoP) contract at Tievenameenta windfarm and associated substation. The windfarm produces 34.5MW of electricity.

Kirby was responsible for the design, procurement, installation and commissioning of a 33kV substation (33kV GIS switchgear), and connected windfarm including a 33kV radial system including unit substations.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby was responsible for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the following:

• Primary Equipment Transmission Connection
• Primary Equipment Distribution Connection
• Earthing and Bonding
• Control and Protection System
• MV Cable Connection System
• Fibre Network
• Distribution Underground Cables
• DC Battery Systems
• Generator
• UPS
• General and Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Fire Detection and Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder and CCTV
• Voice and Data Distribution
• Lightning Protection

Installed plant items included 1 number AC distribution board, 1 number DC distribution board, 4 number control and protection panels, 1 number battery systems and 15 number unit sub transformers.