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Hull Energy Works will be the first facility of its kind in the UK, using a combination of innovative renewable energy technologies to achieve a highly efficient mix of recycling and energy conversion processes.
Excalon was contracted by Siemens to complete the contestable connection from the newly constructed site to Northern Powergrids Cornwall Street Substation. The 250 metre cable route to the allocated point of connection was not without complications, including the crossing of Cleaveland Street in the centre of Hull and a design solution to excavate beneath the flood defences at Cornwall Street Substation.
Excalon’s scope included the design of the cable route and the electrical design specifications to meet the client’s requirements including an alternative route to that proposed by the DNO. Along with provision of the ICP connection, Excalon delivered the on-site construction of the privately owned 132/11kV power transformer, including commissioning through to energisation via Excalon’s Senior Authorised Person. Full liaison with multiple contractors was undertaken to ensure an efficient programme of works.
Civil works were completed on programme before the end of 2016. 132kV cable installation was undertaken in January, with the private 11kV connections installed and terminated within the power plant once buildings had been constructed and plant installed.
Excalon’s EHV Division’s primary contract and responsibilities were to deliver:
Duration: 6 Months
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