Utility Project

CTP has provided engineering services for over 1,000 MW of utility scale solar/wind farms at all stages of the project lifecycle.

Our diverse range of clients includes renewable energy developers, generator owners, EPC companies and project financiers/investors. Our work ranges from initial feasibility analysis to witness testing as we offer value across the whole project lifecycle.

Our Team

Our utility team is divided into three sub-teams and provides a broad range of services for utility scale solar/wind projects.

Power System Studies

Feasibility Study

CTP assesses the feasibility of a project by reviewing site information and producing a preliminary report which includes:

  • Indicative Schematics (Site Layout, AC, DC)
  • System Sizing (AC & MWp) due to network and other constraints
  • Technical Assessment – Critical Network Constraints

Power System Studies

CTP not only has access to all the major industry relevant power system software packages (PowerFactory / PSSE / PSS Sincal / PSCAD) but also possesses the analytical proficiency to generate high quality power system studies / analysis as required by NSPs and AEMO. This includes but is not limited to: 

  • Reactive Power Capability
  • Response to Voltage Disturbances
  • Response to Contingency Event
  • Voltage & Reactive Power Control
  • Fault Studies
  • Frequency Control
  • Active Power Control
  • Impact on Network Capability
  • Power Quality
  • Protection & Control Schemes
  • System Study Report and more​
  • Dynamic Model Acceptance Test (DMAT)

Grid Connection

CTP will take you through all the steps of the Grid Connection Application process, including:

  • Preliminary Connection Enquiry
  • Detailed Connection Enquiry
  • Offer to Connect
  • Grid Connection Agreement

Concept & Detailed Design

Concept Design

Refinement of the preliminary assessment  into a concept design suitable for your specific site including:

  • Site Layout 

  • Engineering Design (Technology Selection, Bill of Materials, System Configuration)

  • Electrical Schematics

  • Detailed Energy Yield Reports

Detailed Engineering

  • Detailed Site Plans incorporating Access Roads, HV/MV Substation and Associated Facilities

  • Substation and Building Layouts / General Arrangements

  • Detailed Electrical Design (DC, LV and HV)

  • Detailed Civil-Electrical Design

  • Input for Civil Engineering (also Mechanical, Structural) 

  • Tender Process for HV / Substation and Solar Farm Principal Contractors / EPC

Technical Advisory

Due Diligence

CTP offers technical due diligence services for investors and developers seeking to acquire projects. Whatever the stage of project development, CTP can assess the risk up-front so you can be informed and lead the negotiations from a position of knowledge.

Owners Engineering Services

CTP will provide owner’s engineers services for your project – on site and remotely. CTP can help throughout the design, construction and commissioning phase ensuring successful outcomes and lowering risk on these complex projects. CTP can provide the following Owners Engineer services:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Development of Principal Project Requirements and technical
  • EPC contract negotiations (technical requirements)
  • Design reviews
  • Investor reliance documentation and independent assessments
  • Construction QA and site visits
  • Assessment of progress claims
  • Commissioning plan review and witness testing
  • Technical advice throughout construction, commissioning and operation

Development Application Technical Input

CTP will prepare plans as requested by your designated town planning agency. CTP’s scope would typically include:

  • Dimensioned site layout, floor plans & elevations of any proposed buildings
  • Details about solar panels and associated structures
  • Connection to network and additional technical information as required

What Our Customers Say

“Clean Technology Partners took our initial project concept and found additional capacity on the site which was a tremendous bonus. They have worked well with our unique model that combines renewable energy production, regenerative agriculture and ecologically friendly design. Volt Farmer has been impressed at Clean Technology Partners’ ability to work with us in a way that optimized the outcome for the site as well as our DNSP United Energy.”

Stephen Todd, Project Developer, Volt Farmer

“Lachlan, Matt and the CTP Team are certainly experts in the renewable energy and power systems space. It is always reassuring when we are involved in a project with CTP.”

Martin Gamble, Director & CEO - Gamcorp

“Working with CTP was very efficient and effortless. They kept us updated on key milestones and enabled the project to obtain Development Approval and Grid Connection seamlessly and with the highest quality making sure the costs are as cost-effective as possible.  We are very pleased with the outcome.”

Nir Dekel, Vice President - Sales & Operations Belectric

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements!

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements!