Generator Controls Upgrade.
Upgrade of control system to allow long-
We installed a ComAp control system to synchronise the generator to enable synchronisation with the mains supplies. This not only allows the on-
This was all carried out with no disruption to the hospital staff or patients, and only very short, planned shut downs.
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, UK.
Generator, Main LV Switchgear, UPS and Sub-
Knight Electrical Ltd acted as Principal Contractor for this project, taking responsibility for Health and Safety, CDM management and appointing of subcontractors.
This project was carried out largely during night shifts, over a period of several months. We built a new main switchroom and extended the existing generator room, both in the basement car park, in order to install the new switchgear, generators and cabling before migrating each supply from the old switchgear to the new.
The system allowed synchronising of the generator to the mains to allow testing of the generator on load and no-
Bank Headquarters, Cardiff, Wales
Supply and Installation of LV Switchgear and Generator Control System
This project involved synchronising three 1100kVA generator sets to six mains supplies to support the hospital load in the event of a mains failure, and to allow STOR operation to export power back to the grid. An added advantage of a synchronising system is to allow the return from generator supply to mains, when the mains supply is restored, seamless.
We installed a ComAp control system, sourced from IPU Ltd in West Bromwich, with all of the controllers communicating over a redundant-
We supplied and installed the generator distribution switchgear, as well as two full new mains switchboards and the addition of mains controls to the four remaining existing switchboards.
NHS Hospital, West Bromwich, UK
Installation of 3x500kVA generator sets and their associated switchgear, including the power and control cabling, air conditioning supplies, fire suppression system, lighting and power. The generators were installed into containers, along with the switchgear at the generator supplier’s premises, we then flew to Baghdad to carry out the testing and commissioning on site.
The entire system was designed to operate at an ambient temperature of 55°C.
British Embassy, Baghdad
Electrical installation of a 1250kVA generator.
For this project, we designed, supplied and installed a redundant starting system for the datacentre’s new backup generator and supplied and installed the generator switchgear, complete with a load bank connection point for load testing of the generator. We also designed, supplied, installed and commissioned the generator control system.
We tested and commissioned the generator system with no disruption to the working of the datacentre.
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Knight Electrical Ltd are specialists in Power Systems integration, undertaking Generator controls and all forms of installation and site modification works. Founded in 1992, Knight Electrical Ltd has been carrying out installation and maintenance, and working with electrical switchgear and generator controls for over 25 years.