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  • Application: Facilities ManagementLocation: Chester, UK

    IPU were called to a critical data centre near Chester after a critical power failure. During a power cut its generators stopped running after just 4 minutes. After investigation the client discovered water in their fuel tanks. Challenges faced A high water table and heavy rainfall meant the fuel tank manhole was full of water.…

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    IPU Fuel Conditioning Case Study - Facilities Management
  • Application: Hospital GeneratorsLocation: West Midlands, UK

    The hospital’s existing set up consisted of various generators and switchgears of different ages. They were located sparsely across the hospital site and this no longer satisfied requirements. IPU were contacted while the hospital was undergoing a general upgrade of their power supply. The initial phase involved the…

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  • Application: HospitalLocation: Kent, UK

    An IPU DieselCheck fuel test showed that the hospitals diesel was heavily contaminated. Action was needed as the consequences of a blackout would be catastrophic.

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    Fuel Conditioning Programme Case Study
  • Application: Renewable EnergyLocation: Telford, UK

    Lyreco’s drive to reduce its carbon footprint spawned an ambitious project to build the UK’s 4th largest rooftop PV installation. It commissioned EvoEnergy to install the 3.8MWp, 13,860-panel array. IPU provided mains protection, the failsafe system that protects the array from disruptions on the grid. Challenges faced…

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  • Application: Standby GeneratorsLocation: London, UKEngine: Perkins 4016 TAG4

    IPU were recommended to the client for the required work by another of IPU’s customers. After experiencing problems with their original Woodward system, they needed a system that delivered the reliability they sought.

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  • Application: Panel BuilderLocation: UK

    HOWPOW, based in the UK, design, build and commission wind turbine and solar power generators.They offer a full in-house service from the initial design of a system to the DNO witness testing.   The challenges HOWPOW distinguish themselves in a competitive marketplace by offering a lead time of just 15 days for panel…

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  • Application: GeneratorsLocation: North SeaEngine: CAT 3512

    Wintershall, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF, has been operating in the North Sea since 1965 and today operates a total of 26 platforms, 25 of them in Dutch territorial waters and one in German territorial waters. The company commissioned Pon Power, the Caterpillar dealer in Scandinavia to supply emergency generators for…

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  • Application: Fire Pump ReplacementLocation: Gabon, AfricaEngine: CAT C15

    IPU were recently contracted to supply the emergency starting system on the fire pump replacement for the mature Torpille Field offshore Gabon. The starting system was designed to as an emergency back up on the CAT C15 engine. As the platform has a constant air supply, the recharging of the start accumulator is achieved with…

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  • Application: Emergency Generator SetsLocation: TerengganuEngine: CAT 3516

    Petronas (a Malaysian oil and gas company) are looking to enhance oil recovery in Malaysia, according to Exxon Mobil Corp. The Tapis field, off the coast of Terengganu, will be the main oil field off the coast of Malaysia. This latest contract includes commitments to implement an enhanced oil recovery project at the Tapis field…

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  • Application: Emergency GeneratorLocation: Trinidad and TobagoEngine: CAT G3516

    IPU has supplied a hydraulic start system for the emergency generator onboard the British Gas Hibiscus development. Located in 500 ft of water, the field is approximately 45km off the North coast of Trinidad. The start system was designed to provide extended cranking cycles, critical for the starting of gas engines; that is an…

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