Chelveston 58 MW – UK

Project Info

  • Construction Date

    December 2013 - April 2014

  • Category

    Civil Engineering, Solar EPC

This was a 56 MW two-stage solar project. The project generates enough electricity to provide for the annual electricity requirements of about 20.000 homes and would save approximately 32.000 tonnes of CO2 per year.


Works done:

  • Project management
  • Site management
  • Security on-site 24 h
  • Temporary storage area
  • Reception and Unloading of all the materials


Civil works:

  • Execution of buildings foundation
  • Execution of Customer Switching room, control and CCTV Building, and meteorological station foundations
  • Trenches and conduits (supply and installation)
  • Fencing (supply and installation)
  • Demolitions


Mechanical works:

  • Topographical works
  • Ramming of the piles
  • Structure Mounting System
  • Mounting of the PV panels


Electrical works:

  • Installation of AC cabling between inverters and transformers.
  • Installation of DC cabling between inverters and string combiner boxes.
  • Installation of DC cabling between string combiner boxes and panels.
  • Plugging of all panels together.
  • Installation of auxiliary supply between the distribution board and inverter.
  • Fitting of fuses (left forward) in each string combiner box.
  • Installation of data cabling between the Aurora logger, inverters, and string combiner boxes.
  • Installation of 1 off-earth rod and earth lead to each string combiner box.
  • Connection of each substation earth mat linking the inverters and transformers together.
  • Carry out final landing/termination of all installed cabling.
  • Testing and commissioning
  • As-built documents