Western Power Distribution (WPD) have decided to build a new brick built switch room to replace the existing ’weather beater’ style construction at Skegness 132/33V Substation. The works required were to undertake the installation and jointing of onsite EHV cables (both permanent and interconnection works) & the circuit...CONTINUE READING
The Isles of Scilly are supplied at 33kV by Western Power Distribution from mainland UK via a 55km Subsea cable which, in March 2017, was catastrophically damaged by the anchor from an unidentified boat.CONTINUE READING
Vinlec is responsible for the Generation & Transmission and Distribution of electricity to, 42,000 customers on the 32 islands of St Vincent & The Grenadines in the West Indies.
They recognised the necessity to upgrade the High Voltage network to keep up with demand and to expand the 33kV network interconnecting the new & existing diesel power stations with an existing Hydro station. Wootton & Wootton were contracted to install all associated cable joints & terminations on the newly installed 33kV & 11kV cables.CONTINUE READING
To facilitate the installation of a new 132/33kV transformer and associated plant, Wootton & Wootton were contracted to provide a turnkey package for the project management, excavation & reinstatement, installation of 132 & 33kV cables and all pressure testing.CONTINUE READING
Northern Powergrid decided to change the existing oil filled circuit breakers for modern SF6 Circuit Breakers within Lackenby BSP as they have reached the end of their design life. Due to some of the 66Kv feeder circuits being heavily loaded, it was nearly impossible to change the circuit breakers within the required outage timeframes.CONTINUE READING
Western Power Distribution (WPD) have recognised that there is to be a significant load growth in Birmingham out of Selly Oak switching station and have therefore looked to reinforce/upgrade the substation to allow for the future needs of the city.
Wootton & Wootton have been contracted to provide a turnkey package for the project management, excavation & reinstatement, installation of 132 & 11kV cables.CONTINUE READING
Wootton & Wootton undertook works to install all 33kV cables, 33kV jointing and testing for the installation of 7 Transformers and the DNO connections on a new Gas Generation Site in Manachester.CONTINUE READING
Wootton & Wootton were contracted to install the 66kV balance of plant for the AIS build at the 66kV Larport Farm Battry Storage site that was being built.CONTINUE READING
Vinlec is responsible for the Generation & Transmission and Distribution of electricity to 42,000 customers on the 32 islands of St Vincent & The Grenadines in the West Indies.
It was necessary to re install the existing transformer at Cane Hall Substation after it had been sent back to the manufacturers to have the tertiary winding re wound. Upon completion it was shipped back to Kingstown, St Vincent and Wootton & Wootton was awarded the project to carry out re installation.CONTINUE READING
Wootton & Wootton were contracted by an ED1 Alliance Partner to provide Tyco approved Jointing resource for the installation of the 132kV cables within a cross bonded system. This included the installation of sectionalised & non sectionalised Tyco 132kV 3 piece joints, link boxes (ground mounted & stantion mounted), steelwork modifications and C55/5 testing.CONTINUE READING
As part of a significant 132kV cabling project in Newcastle, Wootton & Wootton were contracted to carry out 132kV Pressure Testing to Northern Powergrid specifications - 141kV RMS (Peak 200kV) for 60 mins.CONTINUE READING
200kV DC Circuit Breaker Testing carried out as part of a Substation Extension to facilitate a new Biomass plant.CONTINUE READING
Wootton & Wootton were successful in securing all of the distribution works on Goole Fields II wind farm, including the onsite 33kV private network, the Contestable grid connection and the Northern Powergrid Point of Connection works.CONTINUE READING
Works were carried out at Hinksford Substation in Staffordshire for Western Power Distribution followin installtion of new switchgear.
Wootton & Wootton carried out onste excavation, cable installation works and 33kV jointing.CONTINUE READING
Western Power Distribution (WPD) decided to build a new switch house and replace the existing 33kV outdoor oil circuit breakers and air insulated isolators at Ironbridge BSP for GIS circuit breakers. The works required the re-routing of 13 feeders, 3 Grid Transformers and two temporary connections utilising Pfisterer breech joints to maintain the network while works were undertaken.CONTINUE READING
1.2Uo 132kV pressure test on 132kV cable system in Cardiff East Substation on Western Power Distribution Network.CONTINUE READING
To facilitate a new Barratt Homes development a dual circuit 66kV Northern Powergrid tower line required diversion from Overhead to Underground Cable.
Wootton & Wootton were contracted to carryout excavations, reinstatement, installation of cables, construction of joint bays, installation of joint & terminations and pressure test upon completion.
Wootton & Wootton were asked to undertake the first 132kV jointing in 13 years to carry out a 132kV cable repair for the Ceylon Electricity Board in Sri Lanka using Tyco 3 piece joints on 1000mm2 OLEX cable.CONTINUE READING
Due to relocation of the existing OCGT (Open Cycle Gas Turbine), Power station owner & operator NPower needed to relocate the existing 11kV switch room to allow for the decommissioning & demolition of Didcot B Coal fired Power station meaning considerable rerouting of cables and jointing works.CONTINUE READING
Due to end of life and increased maintenace requirments, Northern Powergrid looked to replaced a 132kV oil filled circuit with XLPE. Wootton & Wootton were contracted to carry out all jointing of the new XPLE circuit and decommissionig of the oil filled cable.CONTINUE READING
Wind Farm operator Scottish Power Renewables own & operate Coal Clough Wind farm. Wootton & Wootton were contracted via Freedom Agrilek to carry out all of the 33KV onsite cabling works.
Due to high fault occurances on a section of OHL in Doncaster, South Yorkshire; Northern Powergrid chose to replace the circuit with underground cables along a route approximately 1km in length from concrete gantry outdoor sealing end structuresat each substation.
Wootton & Wootton were contracted to modify the existing OHL concrete support structures into CSE structures, install intermediate straight joints (power & communications), installation of cable sealing ends, site supervision and pressure testing upon completion.CONTINUE READING
Dalkia Energy has built a £40m wood burning biomass facility in Chilton, County Durham. The facility generates 17.5MW of electricity which is sold back to the grid via its underground 66kv cable Ccts which has now been adopted by DNO Northern Powergrid (NPg).CONTINUE READING
In order to facilitate the renewal of an aging AIS Substation, Wootton & Wootton were contracted to conduct all the necessary 66kV jointing & testing as required by Northern Powergrid.CONTINUE READING
Renewable Energy Connections was appointed to build a large scale ground mounted solar farm near to the small town of Herne Bay in Kent on behalf of British Solar Renewables. The farm is spread over 212 acres and it generates 49.9MW of electricity which is sold back to the grid via its underground 132kv cable Cct which is connected to UKPN’s Herne bay 132KV S/S.CONTINUE READING
Wind Farm operator EDF Energy Renewables own & operate Green Rigg Wind farm where they export 36MW of power back to the grid. This is via the 19 KM double Cct 20Kv cable route between Green Rigg Wind Farm S/S and Fourstones S/S.CONTINUE READING
Northwick Estates in Gloucestershire gained permission to construct their own anaerobic digestion system to produce electricity to feed back into the grid and required project management, installation & commissioning of the 66kV AIS Substation.CONTINUE READING
Oskemera was appointed to build a large scale ground mounted solar farm on behalf of Lightsourse Renewable Energy Limited within the Cornwall’s rolling countryside. The farm generates 5MW of electricity from its 24,975 solar panels. The electricity is exported & connected to the Western Power Distibution network. Wootton & Wootton undertook a turnkey package for LV, EHV & Earthing installation.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) decided to change the existing 3 x 33/11Kv transformers as the existing ones have reached the end of their design life. Wootton & Wootton undertook a turnkey package for the excavation, reinstatement and installation of the 11kV cables.CONTINUE READING
“Wootton and Wootton have worked for me on several occasions, on EHV construction work varying from 33kV straight joints to 66kV cable sealing ends and bus bar works On each job they have displayed a work ethic which is second to none, problems don’t become my problem and the work gets done on time and safely” Northern Powergrid (NPg) SAP
Wootton & Wootton have worked with Interserve Power on numerous schemes from 11kV to 132kV and continually maintain high levels of standard. The work ethic and professionalism shown by Wootton & Wootton is excellent, and theyhelp deliver projects of high quality workmanship and ensure that the programme is met or exceeded. I am always happy to recommend them where HV and EHV experience is required both internally within our organisation and externally. Divisional Director, Interserve Power
Having used Wooton & Wooton on various schemes from 11kv & 33kv the service has been second to none, and with the workmanship of the teams also been at the highest level, Wooton & Wooton have always delivered quality work on time and to cost with safety also a priority. I would defiantly use Wooton & Wooton in the future and would recommend them to colleagues for any jointing works that may arise. Always a pleasure to work with Lee and the team. Building & Civil Manager Morrison Utilities (Major Projects)