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  • Renewables / Business Unit News

    Ballykeel Update

    Sunny skies over on energisation day at Ballykeel wind farm in Larne, Northern Ireland. Our Renewables team were key in connecting the 7 turbine 16MW wind farm project to the grid after taking on the design, installation, and commissioning of the HV switchgear and switchboard as well as the control & protection and telecomms.

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  • Business Unit News / Ireland

    Lenalea Update

    On the 3rd of August, Omexom Ireland successfully energised Lenalea 110kV/33kV substation in Co. Donegal, Ireland. The Lenalea windfarm project included a 4 bay 110kV AIS substation, 2 110kV OHL connection circuits, 110/33kV Transformer, 33kV switchgear and reactive power compensation.

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  • Business Unit News / Substations / Substations BU

    Killin Update

    Our Substations team have been hard at work up at the 132/33kV substation in Killin playing their part in SSEN's VISTA project. The team are converting and upgrading the existing outdoor bays to facilitate the new underground 132kV cable connections.

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  • Business Unit News / Major Projects North

    Kintore Update

    Our Major Projects North team are working flat out to hit their goals before Christmas and it shows in their progress at Kintore.

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  • Final Tower Felled in Glen Falloch VISTA Project

    A major project milestone has been reached in the ongoing tower removal work at Glen Falloch where the last of 13 electricity towers have been felled. This project is designed to improve the visual impact of transmission infrastructure in the area.

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  • Ireland / Renewables / Substations / Substations

    Omexom Ireland near completion of the Gorman 110/20kV Substation

    Omexom Ireland are finishing up work on the new Gorman 110/20kV substation. The substation is located 2km outside of Slane in county Meath, Ireland, with work starting in July 2021 and finalising by the end of January 2022. The €2.4M contract was awarded from Scottish Power Renewables for the complete design & build of the 110/20kV substation to enable the connection of a 50MW battery storage complex.

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  • Major Projects North / Business Unit News

    OMEXOM AWARDED BY SSEN TRANSMISSION THE CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORLD’S FIRST 400KV GREEN GAS FOR GRID (G3) SUBSTATION.

    In Scotland, Omexom UK Major Projects (part of VINCI Energies) was awarded by SSEN Transmission), the contract for the construction of a new 400kV (G3) substation at Kintore as part of the client’s plans to upgrade their network in the east of Scotland from 275kV to 400kV and facilitate the increasing levels of - renewable generation in the region.

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  • Substations / Business Unit News

    Harker Substation

    Who says construction work has to be 9-5? To ensure we meet our clients needs, Omexom works 24hrs a day with 2 shift patterns on the Fourstones/SSSC2 circuit at Harker Substation. Great work by our Power Solutions team who just keep delivering.

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