Provided consultancy service to investigate grid connection options for an energy from waste plant near Javelin Park, Junction12 on M5, Gloucestershire. Services included.
A feasibility study into connection options which included considering suitable cable routes, existing network fault levels and the fault level contribution from the EfW plant.
Assessed suitability of DNO equipment’s thermal and fault level rating, load capacity of the network, voltage profiles, and future network load increases and planned reinforcement.
Negotiated with the DNO for the most feasible connection and to prepare and submit a grid connection application. The discussion with the DNO and Long Term Development Statement were used as basis for the considerations.
Recommended two no. off best options from several options identified from discussion with the DNO.
Prepared and submitted the formal grid connection application