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Grid Code Compliance and UDFS

Grid Connection Consulting is currently working on Grid Code compliance issues for many sites, including:

  1. Edintore (12MW) – in construction
  2. Strathy North (67MW) – in operation
  3. Beatrice Offshore (500MW) – in design
  4. Corrimony (11MW) – in operation
  5. Tormywheel (34MW) – in construction
  6. A’Chruach (42MW) – in operation
  7. Galawhistle (67MW) – in construction
  8. Dunmaglass (94MW) – in construction
  9. Bhlaraidh – in design

For all of these sites (plus others)Grid Connection Consultingis responsible for submission of the UDFS to National Grid.

We have successfully taken many sites through their compliance processes (large and small), and can help you with anything in relation to Grid Code compliance. We probably have more experience on this front than any other company in the UK.

Edintore Wind Farm

Grid Connection Consulting have recently been given a Contract to assist Vento Ludens with grid and electrical related issues for the Edintore Wind Farm in Moray, Scotland.

Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

Grid Connection Consulting have recently been given a Contract to provide grid connection and electrical advice to the Beatrice Offshore wind farm which is being developed by SSE Renewables. The project is currently entering a detailed design stage.

Project Due Diligence

Grid Connection Consulting have teamed up with Gen-teq Consulting and Prevailing Analysis to offer project Due Diligence services. Works have already been carried out for Cooperative Bank, and discussions are ongoing with other lenders.

A’Chruach Wind Farm

Grid Connection Consulting have been employed as electrical technical advisers to Infinis on the A’Chruach wind farm in Argyll, Scotland. The turbines should be operational in around October 2015.

Ardoch and Over-Enoch

Grid Connection Consulting have been employed as electrical technical advisers to 2020 Renewables on the Ardoch and Over-Enoch wind farm currently being built to the south of Glasgow. The turbines should be operational in around September 2014.

Tod Hill and Torrance Extension

Grid Connection Consulting have been employed as electrical technical advisers to Capital Dynamics on the Tod Hill and Torrance wind farms in central Scotland. The turbines should be operational in around September 2014.

RWE Biomass Plant: Markinch, Fife.

Grid Connection Consulting have been employed as an adviser by Jacobs to help in coordinating the Grid Code Compliance tests for the 60MW biomass plant in Markinch, Fife. The generator is owned by RWE on the Tullis Russell papermill site, and is currently undergoing commissioning.

2020 Renewables: Ardoch and Over Enoch WF

Grid Connection Consulting have been employed through URS to act as electrical technical advisers on the 2020 Renewables 11.5MW project Ardoch and Over Enoch Wind Farm. The site will consist of 5 off 2.3MW Siemens turbines, and will connect to the Scottish Power network in 2014.

GlaxoSmithKline: Wind Turbine

Grid Connection Consulting have been acting in a technical advisor role for GSK Irvine to assist in all electrical and grid connection aspects of the connection of various renewable technologies.  The first 2.5MW wind turbine is now connected to the GSK factory network, and will start to supply power this week.