Extension 220kV field in Lixhe for Elia Engineering

Extension 220 kV field in Lixhe (Liège) with a field which is connected to a new - to be provided - 220 kV/15kV transformer.

Facts

Client: Elia Engineering

Location: Lixhe (Liège)

Period: february 2012 - june 2014, engineering: 8 months, construction: 20 months

Engineering hours: 4,000

Construction hours: 4,000

Our approach

  • Type of project: EPCm
  • Study, construction and execution
  • Design & Build approach

In this ‘Design & Build’ approach Sweco Belgium acts as main contractor and carries final responsibility.

Specific approach

Civil:                                                               

  • Foundations transformer storage 380/220kV
  • Relay room 15kV
  • Foundations 220kV transformers field
  • Foundations lighting safety

High voltage:     

  • New 220kV transformers field
  • New transformer 380/220kV
  • Design relay room 15kV

Procurement:

  • Procurement civil (incl. commercial negotiations)
  • Procurement  high & low voltage (incl. commercial negotiations)

Disciplines

  • Engineering (civil & electrical)
  • Project management
  • Procurement
  • Construction management

Company profile
Elia Engineering is 100% part of Elia, the manager of the Belgian grid system. Elia Engineering is the internal engineering firm of the group, which is responsible for projects for network development, from study through to completion.

Photo: © ELIA SYSTEM OPERATOR

Uitbreiding 220 kV veld in Lixhe voor Elia Engineering

Uitbreiding 220 kV veld in Lixhe voor Elia Engineering

Uitbreiding 220 kV veld in Lixhe voor Elia Engineering