Case Studies for the Power Generation market

  • Challenges faced Energyst needed to reduce maintenance costs and simplify service procedures. Reducing oil changes was identified as a primary goal. Reliability and uptime had to be maintained because the gensets provide primary power to Gibraltar. Any solution had to fit within the tight space constraints of the Gibraltar…

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  • IPU were called in by a leading generator service company to analyse fuel samples at 10 sites. The fuel was tested by an independent UKAS approved laboratory. All the fuel samples failed to meet specification on initial testing. Challenges faced The company’s outdoor storage tanks were vulnerable to water contamination. This…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Following an IPU DieselCheck test Good Hope Hospital found that their diesel was heavily contaminated. It contained substances such as colloid carbon (a substance that can clog filters and causes poor combustion). This meant the hospital needed to act quickly as the consequences of a blackout at a hospital would be…

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  • Following a routine DieselCheck fuel test by IPU, County Hospital Stafford became aware of a problem lurking in the fuel tanks. The results showed that the stored diesel was heavily contaminated with water and asphaltene (hard, brittle particles that can agglomerate). If left this could have blocked engine filters, damaged fuel…

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  • IPU were called in the investigate issues related to fuel at a site for a critical data storage centre in a secure location.

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  • IPU were contacted after the company’s five data centre sites were experiencing different levels of issues; from filters blocking, to difficulty with backup system start up and even unreliable running of generators. Challenges faced Fuel was highly contaminated with serious water contamination found in one tank and…

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  • Addicott Electrics Ltd supply new MTU powered Generators with ComAp Controllers.

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  • IPU Group were called in to check out the storage tanks supplying diesel to a bank of generator sets maintained by Puma Generator Service Ltd. The generators are supplying vital back up power to the data centre of a leading law firm in the City of London. The Puma engineers were concerned about the quality and cleanliness of…

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