- CTP to act as the EPC Commissioning Manager, including management of internal resources (and subcontractors), as well as client and external stakeholder liaison.
- Support all phases of commissioning (PCU & DC circuits energisation, review test reports, Hold Point Testing etc) and coordinate with multiple different parties including NSP, owner, key subcontractors and AEMO.
- System Commissioning: Oct 20 – Current
- Tight timeframes to review and approve the Tests, check for any issues in the test reports and identify any project risks.
- Very tight deadlines for Hold Point (HP) testing and plant completion dates.
- Plant still under construction when HP tests began. This required very good management and planning to ensure that required number of Inverters are commissioned and available for HP tests.
- Because of tight deadlines the HP testing had to be as smooth as possible to ensure minimum re-work. Check sheets and Risk mitigation measures were implemented to ensure this.
- First energisation successfully achieved on schedule Dec 2020
- Hold point 1 (HP1) testing (20MW) underway in February 2021
- Next steps are hold point 2 and hold point 3, >100MW