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Meikle Windfarm Substation Commissioning

Overview

With 61 turbines and a capacity of 180MW, the Meikle Wind project is the largest wind facility in British Columbia. Located approximately 33km north of Tumbler Ridge, this windfarm provides clean, renewable energy to the province, enough to power 54,000 homes.

Magna IV Engineering was engaged to provide power system commissioning services based on NETA Acceptance Testing guidelines for the facility's main substation.

Scope of Work

Acceptance testing, functional testing, and inspections, of electrical substation equipment based on the standards developed between Borea Construction, BC Hydro and Magna IV Engineering, IEEE, NETA and NEMA standards, and Magna’s practices and procedures for acceptance testing.

  • Primary apparatus
  • 230 kV and 35 kV Instrument Transformers
  • Substation protection and metering equipment
  • Control Building equipment
    • DC and AC distribution systems
    • Utility/Emergency automatic transfer switch
    • Protection and controls

Location

Tumbler Ridge, BC

Year Completed

2016

Value (CAD)

$322k

Tags

Windfarm, Substation Commissioning, Commissioning

Categories

Utility

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