Canterbury Substation

Project Scope

This project was Mitsubishi’s first outdoor GIS 132 kV Substation in Europe and also their first time delivering on UKPN’s 132 kV Switchgear framework.

H&MV project managed the installation of the outdoor substation, including offloading and installation of all GIS equipment, above ground earthing, standard inspection/testing, installation, termination and testing of multicore cabling.

The H&MV team accelerated the programme upon request, with 12 hour days, larger crews and weekend working to achieve the clients deadline, dictated by the National Gird Outage Programme.

Location

Canterbury, UK

Voltage

132 kV
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Completion Date

2018

Project Description

  • Mitsubishi’s 1st outdoor 132 kV Substation in Europe
  • Brown field site & civil contractors delay
  • Tight timeframes required acceleration due to National Grid outage window

Technical Information

 
  • Installation of the outdoor 15 bay 132 kV GIS substation
  • Offloading and installation of all GIS equipment, above ground earthing, standard inspection/testing, installation, termination and testing of multicore cabling
  • Outdoor GIS consisting a double busbar 132kV GIS comprising of 8 feeder bays, 3 super grid transformers, 1 static voltage controller, 2 bus sections and 1 bus coupler bays

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