Glencarbry Windfarm

Project Scope

The Glencarbry Windfarm consisted of 12 No. Turbines, Substation Compound and contestable cable route.

H&MV were appointed by the client to carry out the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of all electrical works to meet the client’s and ESB’s functional specifications


Co. Tipperary


38 kV

Start Date

December 2015

Completion Date

November 2016

Project Description

  • Design of windfarm substation, contestable cable route and associated studies.
  • Utility liaison and management.
  • Safety co-ordinator for substation compound.
  • Procurement of electrical balance of plant.
  • Installation and commissioning.
  • Project reporting, commissioning plans and status updates.

Technical Information

  • Installation of 37 kilometres of 630mm 38 kV cable.
  • 14 No. joint bays along cable route.
  • 2 No. AIS 38 kV circuit breakers.
  • 1 No. 40 MVA transformer install and commissioning.
  • Instrument transformer installation and commissioning.
  • AIS circuit breaker install and commissioning.
  • ESB and IPP protection relays and associated DC infrastructure.
  • 4 panel 20 kV withdrawable switchgear.
  • General services, fire alarm and data installation.

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