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Have you installed renewable energy generation – solar, wind, anaerobic digestion (AD) on your land?

Would you like to maximise the return on your investment?

If so, at Energy And System Technical (EAST Solutions) we have delivered a number of schemes where we have found a private consumer for the electricity that is being generated via renewable sources. These end users are typically a local industrial/manufacturing/commercial business that are looking to expand and therefore need more power.

We call this a “private wire” meaning that the electricity is delivered between a connection from the renewable energy generator through to the demand user, without the need for exporting all of the energy generated to the grid.

A number of our clients have found this to be a commercially beneficial arrangement as opposed to just generating back into the national distribution electricity network.

At EAST we can undertake the complete project lifecycle including:

  • Concept design/investigation
  • Introductions to local, potential demand users
  • Technical studies/system design
  • Procurement of infrastructure
  • Installation of the network to connect both parties
  • Test and commissioning
  • Ongoing operations and maintenance all supported with 24/7/365 callout cover

If you think this concept may work for you, then please get in touch to discuss further.

You will find on our website a case study for a similar recently completed project https://www.east-solutions.co.uk/private-networks/

Michael Delgudice – Managing Director – mdelgudice@east-solutions.co.uk 07534 657249

Michael Potter – Technical Director – mpotter@east-solutions.co.uk  07435 974573

Engineering Standards Manual

Over the last few months, we have been producing our own Engineering Standards Manual (ESM). This manual covers conduct, health, safety and environment, design, technical, operations, maintenance, installation and commissioning.

Thanks to contributions from right across our business we have been able to produce this manual which outlines the workmanship and standards that we work too. The ESM will be available to all of our colleagues as well as any new recruits.

Thank you to all those who helped to contribute to the ESM.

HV Switchgear – Remote Monitoring System

Over the last couple years EAST have been working closely with our supply chain and retrofitting a number of remote monitoring systems to our clients wind and solar farm sites.

These cost effective installations can be undertaken in a matter of hours and offer the client a whole range of benefits, including:

  • Email/text alerts following event on the network
  • Enable site operators to view status of their network remotely
  • Identify type of fault with time log to identify patterns – Overcurrent/earth fault ,G59, DNO loss of mains
  • Identify if DNO circuit breaker is open to ensure correct SAP is called out – DNO and/or your HV contractor
  • The system has a back up battery so transmission is maintained

In addition we can also set the system up to offer remote circuit breaker operation – this has the potential to significantly reduce the cost of engineer callouts to reset the wind farm network following on from a trip event.

If this system is of interest and you would like more information please get in touch.

EAST Supports Anaerobic Digestion Generation Plant Operators

11/05/20

Do you own and operate an Anaerobic Digestion Electricity Generation Plant?

Have you experienced problems with the balance of the current across the alternator of the CHP unit?

At Energy And System Technical, we have had a number of clients experiencing similar issues for their AD plants which are connected to rural grid networks

Over the last year we have been able to help address these issues with our clients by offering an innovative installation that reduces the occurrence of the network tripping due to imbalance. Our clients have been able to see a reduction in such trips of up to 90% following on from EAST’s innovative approach.

If these issues sound familiar please get in touch for a more detailed discussion and to see how EAST can help you.

 

Technical Director Joins EAST

27/04/20

Whilst it may be an uncertain time in the UK and wider world at the moment, we are pleased to welcome a new addition to the team.

Michael Potter has joined Energy And System Technical Ltd in the role of Technical Director. Michael brings with him a wealth of skills and experience gained from working across the power industry in a variety of roles over the last few years. Michael will be working with both our design and commissioning teams and will support both operational business departments – operations and maintenance and our major projects team.

Welcome Michael!

Watlington FC Under 8’s New Kit

EAST Solutions were recently approach by the management team for the Under 8’s for Watlington Sports & Social Club who were looking for a sponsor for their new team football kit. As a local football club, EAST Solutions were delighted to be able to assist and the team recently received their new kit.

We think the new kit looks great and everyone at EAST Solutions would like to wish all of the team well for the rest of the season.

Directors Complete MBO

Energy And System Technical Ltd (EAST Solutions) are pleased to announce that its Directors, Michael Delgudice, Ben Kirkby and Andy Sagrott have completed a Management Buyout (MBO). The completion of this transaction forms part of the businesses wider strategy to build upon its success over the last 10 years and look to grow in all of the company’s core markets. The management team look forward to working with all of our colleagues and clients as we enter a new phase in the history of the company. Dale Glover will continue to support the business as we move forward.

Michael Delgudice, Managing Director of Energy And System Technical Ltd added “this is a fantastic opportunity for all of us to build upon the success that the company has achieved since it was formed in 2009 and we look forward to working with everyone associated with the business as we seek to achieve our ambitious objectives”.

EAST Hosts Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 27th September 2019, EAST joined hundreds of other organisations in hosting the Macmillan Coffee Morning in aide of cancer research.

Many of our colleagues got in the kitchen and made a fantastic selection of cakes and savoury treats which were then sold throughout the course of the day. The selection included cheesecakes, sausage rolls, cupcakes, flapjacks, scones and brownies as well as a variety of sponge cakes.

Thanks to the support of everyone at EAST and our numerous guests who called in on the day, we managed to raise a total of £221.00.

Well done to all the team!

EAST Joins RISQS Scheme

EAST Solutions are pleased to announce that the company has recently successfully passed its Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme audit. This audit subjected EAST Solutions to an in depth management systems audit and we are pleased to say we passed and are now a fully accredited member of the scheme. This accreditation enables the company to undertake work within the UK Rail sector and is part of our strategy to diversify into additional markets.

Please contact Michael Delgudice for all media enquires

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