29
Apr

Circuit Breaker – Reyrolle Pacific LMVP 1250A – 11kV

NEDeR:                                  2013/0722/00 Plant Involved:                        Circuit Breaker – Reyrolle Pacific LMVP 1250A – 11kV During a routine HV (11kV) Standby Generator run the system was being returned to mains supply. The Standby Generator VCB...
29
Apr

UK Power Networks

NEDeR:                                  2013/0721/00 Plant Involved:                        UK Power Networks After the failed operation the engineer noticed that the open/close LED indications were no longer illuminated signalling a dc supply failure. Further investigation...
29
Apr

Pole Mounted Air Break Switch Disconnector – LEL type – 33kV

SOP:                                        2013/0384/00 Plant Involved:                        Pole Mounted Air Break Switch Disconnector – LEL type – 33kV Flashover at isolation gap on LEL type interrupter head. SOP – these type are not to be used as a point...
29
Apr

Circuit Breaker – Hawker Siddley Switchgear HG12 – 11kV

DIN:                                        2013/0006/01 Plant Involved:                        Circuit Breaker – Hawker Siddley Switchgear HG12 – 11kV Disruptive failure of the busbar cable box with the circuit breaker removed for investigation. Update –...
29
Apr

Voltage Transformer – 33kV – AEG

DIN:                                        2011/0062/05 Plant Involved:                        Voltage Transformer – 33kV – AEG AEG VT connected to the Red Phase on Alstom WS Switchgear failed. All three VT’s have been replaced. The faulty VT has been returned...
29
Apr

Circuit Breaker VT – 20kV Areva Visax

DIN:                                        2011/0065/01 Plant Involved:                        Circuit Breaker VT – 20kV Areva Visax Cast resin VT failure. Updated – Following investigation by the manufacturer the root cause of the failure could not be...
07
Jan

UK wide contract

GDP is delighted to announce a UK wide service contract for National Grid Co.  This is in support of Grid Cos ongoing asset replacement programme over the next 10 years.  The work centres around the East of England and supports a major system redesign and reinforcement programme.
06
Dec

GDP is employing

GDP welcomes 15 new employees.  These people are working an Asset Management System Design and are supporting our clients in preparation of Asset Renewal Programmes. If you would like to join the team at GDP please contact us.
06
Nov

Emergency Cover Team

GDP has arranged a 24 Hour Emergency Help Service to our clients. The team are equipped with Land Rovers and Emergency Equipment to provide out of hours cover to one of our key clients.  The shift system has allaowed our client to deploy their resources in an optimised way.
03
Oct

Preferred Supplier

The National Renewable Energy Commission (NaREC) has appointed GDP as a preferred supplier for Senior Authorised Engineering services.