Kylemore Way BESS, Ireland

Project Name

Kylemore Way BESS, Ireland

Client:

ESB Engineering and Major Projects

Main Contractor:

Kirby

Consultant:

ESB

Project:

Kylemore Way BESS

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Value:

€4m

Sectors:

Substations and Renewables

Services:

Electrical Services and Instrumentation and HV/MV Services

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was appointed as main contractor for Kylemore Way Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Station project.

Kirby carried out the civil and electrical design, construction of the electrical balance of plant works (eBoP) and commissioning associated with the BESS. This included the design and build of the IPP Substation Compound, IPP Control Building (Modular Off Site Build PEC) and the 33kV cable radial system associated with the BESS plant.

The plant is connected to the ESB Distribution Network at Inchicore 110kV.

SCOPE OF WORKS

Kirby scope of works included the design and build of electrical and civil works.

  • Primary Equipment Distribution Connection
  • Earthing & Bonding
  • Control & Protection System
  • Supply, installation & commissioning of MV Cables 33kV, 110/33kv Traffo, 33kv Switchgear & PEC, House Transformer, NER, 700KVA Generator, 110KV AIS Equipment
  • Supply, installation & termination of Multicores/ NYCYs / Fibres & 33kV Cables
  • Distribution Underground Cables
  • 110V DC Battery Systems
  • NER, HoT, 700kVA Generator
  • General & Emergency Lighting
  • General Service Power
  • Fire Detection & Alarm
  • Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
  • Lightning Protection
  • SCADA
  • Civil SOW (Phase 1 and Phase 2 Civil works)
  • Commissioning
  • Energisation & Switching of Substation Plant

Installed plant items include 2 nr. distribution boards, 8 nr. control & protection panels, 1 nr. battery system, 5 nr. 33kV cubicles (GIS) and 1 nr. 110kV AIS Bay.

The total project meterage consisted of 18,000m of cable and 63 nr. joints / terminations.

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