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Woodhouse Windfarm, Ireland

Woodhouse Windfarm, Ireland

    • CLIENT:
    • ESB Wind Development
    • GRID CONNECTION CONTRACTOR:
    • Kirby
    • PROJECT:
    • Woodhouse Windfarm
    • VALUE:
    • €4.5m
    • SECTOR:
    • Substations and Renewables
    • LOCATION:
    • Waterford, Ireland

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was awarded civil and electrical balance of plant contract for the Woodhouse 110kV Contestable Build Substation and 20MW Windfarm, which provides green energy to power 10,000 homes.
 
Design and build works consisted of engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of electrical and civil works associated with Woodhouse TSO and IPP substations and the Windfarm 20kV Collection System Cables.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby scope of works included design, construction and commissioning of the following works:
 
• Primary Equipment Transmission Connection
• Primary Equipment Distribution Connection
• Earthing & Bonding
• Control & Protection System
• MV Cable Connection System
• Fibre Network
• OHL
• Role of PSCS for EBoP and Wind Turbine Erection Works
• 110kV TSO Substation as per EirGrid Functional Specifications
• IPP 110/20kV Substation
• 20kV Windfarm Collection System
• Distribution Underground Cables
• DC Battery Systems
• Generator
• General & Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Mechanical Plant Service Power
• Fire Detection & Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
• Lightning Protection