Dec 2013
Electricity Transmission
Cable Stripping Truck
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Complete
Dec 2013
Jun 2014
National Grid Electricity Transmission
Richard Attwell
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Network Innovation Allowance
None
Environmental and Conductors
£66,000.00
This process is innovative to the UK market. It has not been completed in a portable, direct, efficient route. Ultimately, the cable will be split, however this will be done by multiple companies, in multiple locations, each taking a slice of the profits along the way. National Grid are confident that this will provide not only value for NG, but also for the customer as part of the customer sharing mechanisms involved in the RIIO deal.

SG1is to cover the tender exercise that will allow us to critically evaluate submissions on the technical & economical feasibility of this whole project. Pending appropriate submissions, the project will come back for resanction.

The projects objectives are:

In SG1: National Grid write a scoping document and supporting information for a tender exercise, then review and evaluate the tender submissions.

             National Grid and Utilise will engage with the Environment Agency to ensure environmental needs are met.

In SG2: National Grid will choose the most appropriate supplier and build this facility.

In SG3: National Grid will trial this equipment on an appropriate cable section.

In SG4: National Grid will disseminate and demonstrate this equipment to the industry.

Further objective: Provide a business implimentation document.

This project will be successful if:

  • In SG1: National Grid write a scoping document and supporting information for a tender exercise, then review and evaluate the tender submissions.

  • National Grid & Utilise provide a document detailed considerations needed for the EA to be satisfied, and potential methods of overcoming problems.

  • In SG2: National Grid will choose the most appropriate supplier and build this facility.

  • In SG3: National Grid will trial this equipment on an appropriate cable section.

  • In SG4: National Grid will disseminate and demonstrate this equipment to the industry to prove its value and drive a more competitive market.