Starfish Hill Wind Farm substation

CaMS - Starfish Hill substation

Client:

Tarong Energy

Location:

Fleurieu Peninsula

Start and finish:

2003

Contract type:

Design and construct

Value:

$3.5m

Description

Starfish Wind Farm required an upgrade to the Cape Jervis, Yankalilla and Willunga Substations to accept power generated by the wind farm.

We were required to design, supply, construct and commission upgrades to Cape Jervis, Yankalilla & Willunga substations, including earthworks, footings and ducts. Substation plant included:

  • 1 x 40 MVA 66/33kV auto-transformer
  • 3 x 66kV circuit breaker
  • 7 x 66kV disconnectors
  • 3 x 33kV circuit breakers
  • 5 x 33kV disconnectors

We were also required to design, supply, construction and commission transformer, bus, line and islanding protection to Starfish Wind Farm, national grid metering, SCADA, communications and AC / DC auxiliaries.