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City of Cape Town: Monitoring of substation and building additions for Electricity Services

City of Cape Town:  Monitoring of substation and building additions for Electricity Services

PROJECT NAME: CITY OF CAPE TOWN – 390C/2015/16 THREE YEAR CONTRACT

ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE/S: Electrical, mechanical, structural and civil

LOCATION: Cape Town (South Africa)

CLIENT: City of Cape Town

 

STATUS: Current (three year contract ends in Dec 2019)

 

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Monitoring of substation and building additions for Electricity Services

 

  • Project Management;

  • Contract Management;

  • Client Liaison.

 

Vukuzahke Substation (88kV 10MVA designed to Eskom 132kV standards)

 

Vukuzahke Substation (88kV 10MVA designed to Eskom 132kV standards)

 

PROJECT NAME: VUKUZAHKE SUBSTATION (88kV 10MVA SUBSTATION DESIGNED TO ESKOM 132kV STANDARDS)

 

ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE/S: Electrical

 

LOCATION: Mpumalanga (South Africa)

 

CLIENT: Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Municipality

 

STATUS: Completed 2018

 

SCOPE OF WORKS: 

 

 

 

  • Primary & Secondary MV Network;

  • New Substation;

  • MV Integration of network;

  • Earth Mat;

  • Earth Resistivity Survey;

  • Fencing.

 

Konkoonsies II Solar PV: Substations and Overhead Line

 

Konkoonsies II  Solar PV:  Substations and Overhead Line

PROJECT NAME: KONKOONSIES II – 75MW FREE FIELD SOLAR PV PLANT

ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE/S: Electrical, Civil and Mechanical

LOCATION: North west of Pofadder, Northern Cape (South Africa)

CLIENT: ET Solutions South Africa 1

STATUS: 2016 - Current

SCOPE OF WORKS: 

 

Infrastructure components consist of the 80MVA IPP 22/132kV switching station, 132kV Eskom Self-build Enriko Substation and 132kV Double circuit overhead line to Paulputs Substation.

 

Scope of works includes:

 

  • Paulputs 132kV Feeder Bay

  • Paulputs to Enriko Substation 132kV Double circuit OH Line and Enriko 132kV Self-build Substation

  • Konkoonsies II 22/132kV 80MVA IPP Substation Full Design

  • Soil Resistivity Tests at Enriko/IPP Substation and one test along OH Line Route

  • OH Line Route Survey and Templating

  • Grid Code Compliance Study

  • QOS and Plant Performance Testing as required by Eskom

  • Lightning Protection Study

  • Collector Area Civil Services, including storm water management, internal roads, inverter and transformer platform, foundations and fencing

  • Structural Design and Review

  • Site Supervision

Aggeneys Solar PV Plant: Substations and Overhead Line

Aggeneys  Solar PV Plant:  Substations and Overhead Line

PROJECT NAME: AGGENEYS 40MW SOLAR PV PLANT

ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE/S: Electrical, Civil and Mechanical

LOCATION: East of Pofadder, Northern Cape (South Africa)

CLIENT: ET Solutions South Africa 1

STATUS: 2016 - Current

SCOPE OF WORKS: 

 

Infrastructure components consist of 45MVA IPP 22/66kV switching station and 66kV Eskom Self-build Soetwater Substation and 66kV Double circuit Tie-in Line between Aggeneys and Gamsberg Substations.

 

Scope of works includes:

 

  • Aggeneys 66kV MTS Protection upgrade works and ADSS/OPGW Line from Soetwater to Aggeneys

  • Soetwater Self-build Substation 66kV OH Line in/out and Soetwater Substation

  • Aggeneys 45 MVA 22/66kV IPP Substation Full Design

  • Soil Resistivity Tests at Soetwater/IPP Substation and three tests along OH Line Route

  • OH ADSS/OPGW Line Route Survey and Templating

  • Grid Code Compliance Study

  • QOS and Plant Performance Testing as required by Eskom

  • Lightning Protection Study

  • Collector Area Civil Services, including storm water management, internal roads, inverter and transformer platform, foundations and fencing

  • Structural Design and Review

  • SANRAL Design Approval for access off the N14

  • Site Supervision

Extension to Karitas Special School, Vredenburg (11034)

Engineering Discipline: Civil and Electrical Engineering
Location: Louwville, Vredenburg
Project Description: Extension to the Karitas Special School – building, electrical & civil services;
Client: Karitas School Governing Body
Project Value: R 10.5 million
Key Features: Outdoor Covered Ramp, Parking, New Classrooms, Civil Services & Electrical Installations
Project Duration: September 2011 – September 2012

NIEUWOUDTVILLE ROOIBOS BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE: SMALL TEA BAG FACILITY

Engineering Discipline/s:Electrical, Mechanical, Structural, Civil and Process design
Location:Nieuwoudtville
Project Description:Nieuwoudtville Rooibos: Processing and packaging plant.
Project Value:R21 million
Key Features:New warehouse extension including packaging and dispatch facilities.
Project Duration:1 year and 2 months (14 months)
The third phase of the Rooibos Tea development in Nieuwoudtville consists of an L-shaped building, which contains the processing, packaging and dispatch areas for the plant. The structure comprises steel portal frames and a reinforced concrete mezzanine floor, to be used for storage. Castellated steel rafters have been used to reduce the steel tonnage of the structure. Both the steel and concrete columns are supported on pad footings. The building will be cladded with steel sheeting and a perimeter masonry wall of 1.8m high.
The construction of this phase started in January 2011 and should be completed by the end of April 2011.

Zandberg Farmers 2: Wupperthal Moravian Mission Station

PROJECT NAME: ZANDBERG FARMERS 2: WUPPERTHAL MORAVIAN MISSION STATION - ELECTRIFICATION

LOCATION: Wupperthal Moravian Mission Station

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Element Consulting Engineers was appointed in 2012 for the Electrification of Wupperthal Moravian Mission Station by Eskom Holdings SOC Limited to commence with the Planning, Design and Project Management of this rural community. The overhead line is 78 km and will supply 590 residential units across 19 settlements.
CLIENT: Eskom Holdings SOC Limited

PROJECT VALUE: R 20 million

PROJECT DURATION: 2012 – Current

Replace 11KV Cable, Greyton

PROJECT NAME: REPLACE 11KV CABLE, GREYTON
TECHNOLOGY: ACSR Mink Conductor
LOCATION: Greyton (South Africa)
CLIENT: Theewaterskloof Municipality
STATUS: Completed
SCOPE OF WORKS: Replacing of existing OH line
Replacing of termination pole with new CVV RMU
Detailed design;
Contract Management;
Quality Control