Complete design, procurement, testing and construction management for the replacement of an existing 6.6kV Switchboard. Existing switchboard was split into separate boards with a total of 25 panels. All works were carried out within a brownfield powerstation environment with limits on outages and construction schedules.
APD is one of the leading HV Substations designers in Australia with an experienced in-house team providing the range of required services nationally. Our veteran staff have successfully delivered over 100 HV substation projects with a proven track record on GIS and AIS substations for voltages up to 500kV.
Our staff comprises electrical, controls, telecommunications and civil engineers, draftspeople, technicians, project managers and supervisors across all disciplines – Primary, Secondary, SCADA, Communications, Protection, Civil, Structural, Testing and Commissioning.
APD Engineering personnel are frequently involved in the integration of packages from vendors such as ABB, GE, Alstom and Siemens as part of the design and commissioning works.
Our experience also covers transmission tower and powerline design for the range of voltages mentioned. See Power lines and Cables Services here for more information.
APD’s testing and commissioning team perform equipment and functional testing for HV assets, including primary and secondary testing, using in house equipment. This ensures safety and quality is uncompromised, project schedules are met, and delay costs avoided.