Port of Tilbury, England

Project Name

Port of Tilbury, England

Client:

Nippon Koei

Main Contractor:

Kirby

Consultant:

Origami

Project:

Port of Tilbury Battery Energy Storage System

Location:

Tilbury, England

Value:

£1.5m

Sectors:

Substations and Renewables

Services:

HV/MV Services

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was responsible for the civil and electrical balance of plant works for a new build battery energy storage system at the Port of Tilbury.

This project included the design, supply and installation of the 11kV main switchgear board and all associated control and protection panels, the installation of a new protection panel in the existing 11kV Tilbury North substation, installation of RMU’s, 11/0.40 kV step-up transformers, PCS’s (inverters) and battery containers and monitoring system throughout the Port of Tilbury site 11kV and LV connection to the entry point of the existing Tilbury North 11kV substation. Kirby also installed a local power distribution unit to distribute the above.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby scope of works included design, civil, electrical and commissioning works.
• Primary Equipment Distribution Connection
• Earthing and Bonding
• Control and Protection System
• MV Cable Connection System
• Fibre Network
• Distribution Underground Cables
• DC Battery Systems
• Generator
• General and Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Fire Detection and Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder and CCTV
• SCADA

Installed plant items included central distribution boards, central control and protection panels, PE battery systems, transformers and 11kV switchgear.

The total project meterage included 5,000m of cable and 24 no. of joints/terminations.

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