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Project: Cappawhite 38/20kV Substation & Windfarm

  • Project: Cappawhite 38/20kV Substation & Windfarm
  • Owner: ABO Wind
  • Client: ABO Wind
  • Engineer: ABO Wind
  • Location: Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Substation civils and electrical balance of plant for a tail fed 38kV connected substation consisting of 4 X 2.5 MW Nordex machines.

Project Scope

Design and Build contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of electrical and civil works to all Element Power and ESBN functional specifications including;

  • Substation civil works for ESBN and customer 38/20kV compound
  • Electrical works for ESBN including 38kV AIS equipment, protection and battery systems
  • 20MVA 38/20kV Transformer
  • 5 panel Siemens NXPlus C 20kV Switchboard
  • HV system control, protection, metering, remote annunciation panels and battery systems
  • Implementation of a full substation SCADA PLC system for client remote monitoring and control
  • 20kV collector circuit cabling and earthing counterpoise
  • Fibre Optic communications network for WTG’s and Metmast
  • Pre-Commissioning of ESBN equipment for handover to ESBN
  • Commissioning of 38/20kV substation and HV cable circuits including VLF testing and Fibre OTDR

Cappawhite 38/20kV Substation & Windfarm

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