West Raynham 49.8 MW, UK

Project Info

  • Construction Date

    September 2014 - February 2015

  • Category

    Civil Engineering, Solar EPC

Raynham Airfield PV park

This 50 MW solar park is situated on a disused airfield near Fakenham in Norfolk and is one of the largest in the UK, generating enough renewable electricity to power more than 11,000 average homes


Work done:

  • Site management
  • Security 24 h
  • Temporary storage area
  • Reception and Unloading of the materials


Civil works:

  • Ground cleaning and preparation of the working area
  • Road Paths
  • Internal and Access Road
  • 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
  • Connection PV modules
  • Assembly of string combiner boxes
  • Connection and installation of the inverters, MV transformers
  • Grounding connection
  • 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 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