Powersystems announce electrical works contract for the 72 MW Enoch Hill wind farm

July 4, 2023

Powering the transition to a carbon free future, Powersystems are delighted to announce the contract award for the electrical balance of plant works at Enoch Hill 72 MW Wind Farm by Farrans Construction on behalf of mutual client RWE.

The RWE Enoch Hill Wind Farm is in East Ayrshire, near to the village of New Cumnock. It has taken the client over 7 years to bring the proposed wind farm at Enoch Hill to fruition.

The Enoch hill wind farm will have an installed capacity of 72 MW to generate clean, green electricity.

Experience in the design and installation of high voltage electrical infrastructure has placed Powersystems in a position ideally suited to carry out wind farm electrical balance of plant contracts (eBoP), this is all the infrastructure and facilities of a wind turbine installation except for the turbine itself, encompassing all aspects of the wind energy project not covered in the turbine supply contract.

Powersystems engineers are highly experienced in the design, specification, installation and commissioning of wind farm substations, switchgeartransformerscable infrastructureearthing systems and SCADA cabling, enabling the complete installation to be carried out.

Powersystems have been awarded the contract for provision of design, supply, Installation, and commissioning of the electrical works at Enoch Hill wind farm project.

The project consists of a 33 kV cable connected to Scottish Powers’ 132 kV substation. There are 3 arrays with a total of 15 no. of Nordex WTG’s with approximately 72 MW capacity.

The Principal Contractor is Farrans Construction based in Dunmurry Belfast, with RWE renewable UK Onshore Wind Limited as the client.

The sub-contract with a value of £3.1 million, was awarded to Powersystems in April 2023, and its initial design and system studies have been initiated. The project is expected to complete by March 2025.

As part of building the UK carbon free future, Powersystems proudly support the design, installation, and commissioning of climate restoration technologies with connectivity in all renewable sectors.
Powersystems are powering the UK to a green recovery, with 6 GW of installed green energy as they play their part helping to decarbonise the National Grid.

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Powersystems are powering the transition to a carbon free future

As a high voltage specialist electrical engineering company with over 46 years (1977-2023) experience Powersystems have grown by reputation to become a trusted force in the design, installation and commissioning of electrical infrastructure across the UK.

Celebrating 26 years as the first Lloyds National Electricity Registration Scheme ‘s accredited Independent Connection Provider (ICP), Powersystems are capable of delivering contestable grid connections at voltages up to 132 kV.

Since 2000, Powersystems have connected over 6 Gigawatts of renewable energy generation to the UK electricity grid, along with decarbonisation technology which includes; wind energy projects, solar, anaerobic digestion, hydroelectric, electrical vehicle infrastructure, short term operating reserve STOR, combined heat and power (CHP), Grid stability projects like rotating stabilisers,  and battery energy storage systems (BESS) as well as commercial industrial private wire networks.

Working with partners, delivering sustainable power solutions, proudly the Powersystems high voltage specialist team have connected 30% of all U.K. onshore wind farms.

At the core of the operation is a commitment to the highest values of health and safety, welfare, quality and the environment. Powersystems Integrated management systems are ISO accredited and their approach under their health and safety ‘Priority No.1’ brand is to aim for the best industry practice in all.

Powersystems UK Ltd. is an Employee-Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. They encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of the business.

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