APD is proud to announce the successful registration of our Generator Performance Standard (GPS) with AEMO, for an Alumina Refinery plant, within Western Power’s SWIS network, showcasing the depth and expertise of our Power Systems team. Despite substantial challenges posed by the plant (over 50 years old), our team conducted meticulous site tests and simulations,…
APD Engineering’s electrical earthing design team have proven to be the industry leader through providing innovative and value adding services to clients. Our specialists have been actively involved in national and international technical societies, sponsoring events, presenting papers, hosting webinars and chairing Australian CDEGS User Group.
APD Engineering was engaged by Energy Australia (EA) to carry out a grid connection study & assess the local network & determine what upgrades were required to allow connection of a further 300-450MW extra generation to the Endeavour Energy’s (EE) 132kV Tallawarra Switching Station. It will be Australia’s first net-zero emissions plant, which will use…
APD Engineering were engaged by Alinta Energy to provide Owner’s Engineering services for the Chichester Solar Farm. The Chichester Solar Project consisted of a 60MW solar PV power station located in the Pilbara region. The project also included 64km of 220kV transmission line, two new 220kV substations at Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak and an expansion…
APD Engineering’s Ashwin Maharaj (FIEAust CPEng RPEQ) from our Adelaide office gave an engaging presentation on Tuesday night in Perth on EMC Management for Substations. Judging by the quality of the questions at the end it’s a topic of interest. Thanks to Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA), Engineers Australia (EA) and Western Power for the venue.
Visual inspection and testing of the lightning protection, earthing and bonding systems for the Point Lookout Wastewater Treatment Plant.
APD Engineering were engaged to provide a certified electrical design for supply of Eaton Apartments in Wickham, Newcastle. A chamber substation was selected due to apparent space restrictions to site. Liaison with client, architect, structural engineers and site electricians was part of the process used to develop the final solution.
APD Engineering were engaged by ElectraNet to undertake Insulation Coordination and Reactor Switching Studies for a 275kV substation in South Australia. Advanced studies based on PSCAD/EMTDC modelling were carried out to ensure the safe operation of the substation through surge protective devices.
APD were engaged by Western Power to complete detailed design & drafting for the new transformer circuit & switchroom at the Rangeway substation, Geraldton, WA
APD were engaged by Essential Energy to complete large packages of reinforcement works as part of their network maintenance. This included both overhead and underground design packages all over NSW.
APD were engaged by Sydney Trains Construction Contractor, an Accredited Engineering Organisation (AEO) with earthing expertise, to provide assurance services for the earthing installation of the new Railway Operation Centre (ROC). ROC will form a critical part of the Sydney trains infrastructure, as the main hub for system controls, incident response and customer service.