OWNER’S ENGINEER, TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Gridconnect has extensive experience in the Owner Engineer role working for the major developers in Ireland and the UK to guide you at every stage of generator installation from prefeasibility, connection offer process, pre-construction right through to construction and project handover.


Gridconnect offers all the necessary services relating to the tender management & tender documentation including, scope of works documentation, bill of quantities, engineering requirements specification, tender evaluation and technical assessment of commercial offers.


Grid Step-Up transformers are a key piece of infrastructure and are often a single point of failure in power generation installations. Our engineers have extensive experience in this area and can customise the right plant to meet each site’s specific requirements. We can manage all aspects of the procurement process, including specification, tender, Factory Acceptance Tests and commissioning supervision.


Our engineers have a proven track record delivering specialist technical reports containing technical knowledge and independent advice to facilitate the decision making process.


Our studies are independent, comprehensive and accurate, and provide you with the least cost connection options for your project. The report will also identify the potential regulatory risks associated with the connection.


GRID CONNECTION APPLICATIONS

Our engineers have an unrivalled track record completing connection applications for all generator technologies including on-shore wind, off-shore wind, AD, biomass and biogas in Ireland, Northern Ireland and GB. Gridconnect also liaise with the system operators to progress applications throughout the connection offer process.


Our consultants are widely recognised in the industry for improving the connection method, costs, timelines and constraints for projects


Gridconnect carries out on-site technical support and construction supervision for the following installations:

CHP

Wind

Biogas, LFG

Anaerobic digesters

Hydro

Biomass

Solar PV


We are ready on short notice to attend Factory Acceptance Testing of major items of plant like GSU transformers and switchgear on behalf of our clients.


We have vast experience witnessing grid code compliance testing, advising clients and preparing independent reports We use IPSA and Digsilent software packages to provide the following studies: -Load Flow Analysis -Reactive Power Capabilities -Harmonics Studies -Voltage Imbalance -Fault Ride Through (FRT)


We have vast experience witnessing grid code compliance testing, advising clients and preparing independent reports We use IPSA and Digsilent software packages to provide the following studies: -Load Flow Analysis -Reactive Power Capabilities -Harmonics Studies -Voltage Imbalance -Fault Ride Through (FRT)


Gridconnect can advise developers or financial institutions on all aspects of connections for generators installations. Our team has experience carrying out technical due diligence on the connection of over €1billion worth of generation assets to date.