CASE STUDY: CHP Installation for a well known Dairy

Project summary
Midlands Power Networks Ltd have recently completed the high voltage design and installation to facilitate the integration of a new 1MW – 415V CHP generator in to the existing high voltage 11KV distribution network.
The project comprised of the following elements which were successfully undertaken “in house” by Midlands Power Networks Ltd;

  • Calculation of the fault level contribution to the distribution network operator (DNO)
  • ENA Generation Application to Western Power Distribution (DNO)
  • High Voltage and Low Voltage design Work
  • HV / LV Protection and Grading Study
  • Installation of HV switchgear, transformer, HV & LV cabling, GRP Housing including foundation and emergency tripping
  • Senior Authorised Person switching and permits
  • Out of hours shutdown to connect in to the existing HV network
  • HV / LV Testing and Commissioning
  • Liaison with WPD for the G59/3 witness testing
  • Guidance on Operation and Maintenance



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