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The Generator Company - Completed Projects / Case Studies

Supplier - Installer - Hire Specialist - Service Provider - Petbow AP600 - Alternator Repairs

The Generator Company has established itself as a leading Supplier, Installer, Hire Specialist and Service Provider, for industrial generators and related equipment throughout the world. Our success has been built upon delivering excellence in design, innovation, quality and commitment to our customers.

Our standard range of industrial generators is powered by both diesel and gas engines ranging from 8 kWe to 2,700 kWe utilising a single engine. For larger power requirements we utilise digital multi-set paralleling control systems from a range of manufacturers including; Cummins, Deep Sea, DEIF, Megacon and ComAP that are integrated into our own Single Generator or multi Paralleling Control Systems.

Our experience and expertise also extends to the design and manufacture of Control Systems and Switchgear for Power Generation related projects meaning that we are able to offer a pioneering range of products for a wide variety of applications and environments.

City of London Investment & Asset Management Company

London Investment & Asset Management Company

2 x 2000kVA prime rated generator sets and associated plant delivered, installed and commissioned for a leading Development, Investment and Asset Management Company with a diverse portfolio in the UK, Europe, Australia and Asia. Each generator had a set mounted control panel to facilitate ‘set to set’ parallel operation. Each set was also supplied with a free standing motorised 3200 Amp ACB cubicle.

Petbow AP600 Paralleling System Control Upgrade at Leading Property Investment Company

Petbow AP600 Paralleling System Control Upgrade at Leading Property Investment Company

Design challenges included interfacing the new Generator Control System with the existing Generator LV Switchboard containing 10 Motorised Air Circuit Breakers and 20 sets of load shedding switchgear located throughout the building, as well as interfacing the new control system with 4 x Petbow Standby Generators fitted with Dorman 12 SET Diesel Engines and a combination of alternator types.

Remote Baseload Power Stations

Alternator Repairs at Power Station in Antigua Harbour

3 separate remote based power stations, all situated in areas with limited vehicular access. The generator sets had to provide the sole source of power on site. The Generator Company supplied 4 x 500kVA Prime rated powered generator sets with a set mounted control panel and local protection circuit breaker. The generator set was supplied with a set mounted control panel suitable for facilitating single set operation with parallel function and synchronising onto a common bus. This worked in conjunction with the supplied Master Control Panel, the LV switchboard and building management system.

Generator & Utility Paralleling Control System Upgrade at a Leading Internet Supermarket Company in the UK

A generator was required to supplement an existing unit at the main distribution hub near London in order to accommodate expansion of the site. The customer required The Generator Company to design, manufacture, install and commission a new 1500kVA PRIME Rated Standby Generator for parallel operation with one existing generator and two utility power supplies.

Leading UK Bank in the City of London

The Generator Company were asked to design, manufacture, install and commission a 550kVA standby generator to be installed at roof level on a nine storey building to support two separate banks. This included the design and installation of a common basement fuel storage facility and fuel transfer system to roof level generator ‘day’ tanks. A large 16,000 litre bulk storage facility was installed to supply both sets within an existing basement with limited access via a vehicle lift and narrow pedestrian corridors. Six individually bunded tanks were linked and a common fuel line installation was welded pipe-in-pipe and a spill return was created in the interstitial space between the pipes. Unimpeded access also had to be provided to drainage inspection manholes in the floor of the tank room.

New Backup Generator Installation at London Family Court

London Family Court

The Generator Company were contacted by a regular FM client for the provision of new backup generator installations for several Royal Courts of Justice across the London area. We were asked to design and install a new backup generator system to incorporate into existing services and facilities, replacing like for like with a bespoke built automatic mains failure diesel powered Volvo 165kVA generator.

3MVA Bespoke Generator System for new UK Distribution Centre

3MVA Bespoke Generator

The customer asked us to design and install an upgrade back-up generator power system package, from 2000kVA to 3100kVA, to support a new £50 million logistics and distribution centre for one of Europe’s leading retailers. Some of the challenges for them and us included complying with Vibration and Emissions requirements, working within tight space constraints and meeting a tight programme within budget.

Switchgear & Generator Paralleling Control System at Luxury Resort & Spa Hotel Complex located on the Island of Antigua

Switchgear & Generator Paralleling Control System at Luxury Resort & Spa Hotel Complex on Antigua

The customer required The Generator Company to design, manufacture, deliver and commission 3 new 975KVA (60 Hz) generator sets for parallel operation, daily service fuel tanks, inlet and discharge attenuation and exhaust silencer(s) to limit the noise level outside the plant room to a level of 75 dBA @ 1m. A bespoke switchboard inclusive of all system and generator controls and cabling and installation kits.

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Rochester Airport
Laker Road
Rochester
Kent
ME1 3QR

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