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Network Design

UCE has extensive experience of providing designs for electrical networks (Utility and Private Wire) from 132kV to Low Voltage.

The design process includes:

  • Fault Level and Load Flow Studies
  • The specification of Switchgear
  • The specification of Protection and Control schemes
  • The sizing of current transformers
  • Cable sizing
  • Sizing of battery charges
  • Design of earthing systems based on soil resistivity measurements
  • The design of Substation housings and foundations
  • Interfacing to Scada systems
  • Protection grading studies
  • Cable route and trench profile drawings
  • In the New Connections Market we work in partnership with ICP’s designing the contestable work for demand and generation projects.
  • We also provide Private Wire solutions for critical and non-critical applications for the Data Centre, Health, Rail, Commercial and Industrial Markets.