Linxon, has won its first strategic long term framework agreement for the turnkey delivery of high voltage substations for ESB (Electricity Supply Board) in the Republic of Ireland, which runs from 2021 to 2024 with an optional extension until 2029.
This framework will involve Linxon providing its market-leading technical / equipment innovation, system integration and construction knowledge across ESB Networks electrical transmission infrastructure ranging from 132 kV to 400 kV, whilst supporting both organisations’ drive towards Net Zero. The framework activities will range from small substation extensions and refurbishment to large scale, innovative, new build substation requirements.
The proposed scope of works for the projects under this framework agreement will include but not limited to: 400 kV / 220 kV / 110 kV / 38 kV voltage levels GIS and/or AIS switchgears, substation control system and protection systems, underground HV cable circuits and overhead lines depending on project requirements.
“We are delighted to have been selected by the ESB to enter into a long-term relationship and secure our place on this exciting turnkey EPC substation framework. This is a first major award in the Republic of Ireland, we will work in a collaborative way to deliver a successful framework between our organisations and I look forward to continuing this over the next few years with a firm focus upon achieving our shared Net Zero ambitions”, said Derek Duggan, Managing Director of Linxon in UK, Ireland & Central Europe.