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 was commissioned by Alinta Energy to assist with the compliance testing and PowerFactory model validation works required for Wagerup and Pinjarra Power Stations. In addition to the Technical Rules compliance testing, Alinta requested that APD perform a full suite of protection relay tests at the sites to ensure compliance with the latest requirements.
APD Engineering conducted an Electromagnetic Fields Study (EMF) of Pernatty substation in South Australia for human health considerations.
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 was engaged by nbn Co. to perform an independent technical review and certification of the nbn power supply installation design drawings in accordance with relevant Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines for acceptance by Western Power. The design drawing precedes the typical power supply installation arrangement for nbn Fibre to the Node/Compact Sealed DSLAM roll-out in Western Australia.
APD Engineering were contracted by Southern Cross Electrical Engineering for the development of the electrical, SCADA and communications design of the new 66/11kV BHP Southtown Substation in Newman, Western Australia.
APD Engineering were engaged by BHP to deliver a Class 4 Desktop-level Cost Estimate (Turnkey delivery model) for two identified sites. Once an option was agreed APD produced a detailed design package for installation of the capacitor bank. The detailed design package included primary, civil and secondary design.
APD were engaged by the CSIRO to conduct Power System Studies, Protection Grading Analysis, Earthing System Design & Site Testing and prepare the HV Submission for the Network Operator, Horizon Power.
APD were contracted by Rio Tinto to carry out detailed protection studies on the HV kiosk sub and downstream LV DBs, and assess the potential hazard to personnel due to the occurrence of an Arc Flash as part of the incorporation of the new substation into the West Angelas electrical network.