Category: Limondale Project

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First electricity exported

The substation for the smaller first part of the site (Limondale 2) has successfully been energised and we generated the first electricity from Limondale on 12th August Over one third of the solar farm’s 58,000 piles are now installed The new O&M building and adjacent store are nearing completion, which will house Limondale’s operational team
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Commissioning works continue

The grid connection for the smaller first part of the site has been completed by grid operator TransGrid Commissioning works on the smaller substation and the SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system are progressing Installation and connection works of PV panels and tracker systems continue
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Module wiring commenced

PV panels and tracker systems that are already mechanically complete and inverter modules are now being electrically connected Commissioning works on small substation started The SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system is being set-up and tested. This will allow remote monitoring of the solar farm.
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Stunning facts and figures

From last weekly report: 10,919 piles rammed 82,470 modules installed 22 MVPS installed 22kV switch-room works ongoing 14,816 metres of AC trenching complete 5,595 metres of DC trenching complete
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Next steps

Sub-structure built for 3 blocks in Limondale 2 Trench from Trackers to 22KV switchroom completed 22kv switchroom is in place AC cables from field to switchroom have begun to be laid
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