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Electrical FEED Studies For Offshore Electrification (Oil Platforms and FPSO’s)

Electrical Front End Engineering Design (electrical FEED) is an important approach to engineering design, adopted before procurement and construction to plan a project in detail and manage costs prior to submitting a tender package to vendors. Electrical FEED is highly cost-effective: in studies, although electrical FEED has accounted for approximately 2…

How Power System Studies Prevent Production Downtime

Many of our new clients contact us as in panic because of a major unplanned production outage due to power loss, however we have found that all of these unplanned outages could have been avoided. A power system study consists of a series of investigations that are carried out to ascertain…

The “Black Art” Of Earthing Design

For many years engineers have considered Earthing as a “black art”. Most of the power system earthing copper work is buried in the ground, and or in the civil foundations in substations and is never seen again. At EPS we have found, over the years, that the Earthing systems are purely…

Connecting Power Generation Equipment (Embedded Generation) To The Electricity Network.

The EPS guide to the EREC G99 application form. EPS has been involved with over 200 grid connections over the past 10 years. With the electricity prices soaring more and more companies are looking at ways to generate their own electricity to offset the extortionate electricity prices. We have put together…

START TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR ENERGY COSTS TODAY WITH EPS

With spiralling energy bills, exasperated with the uncertainty in Ukraine, act now to take control of your Energy costs.Receive a non-biased report of how your manufacturing or process plant can save in electricity costs, slashing bills and giving your business sustainability in your sector. (more…)

DO YOU VALUE YOUR OWN HV PRIVATE NETWORK?

In 1990 the Electricity Distribution Network Operators were privatised in the UK. Their focus was to constantly review the cost of distribution to the end user through the regulated body of Ofgem. (more…)

What Are The Key Components Of An Arc Flash Study?

Power system studies are carried out in order to anticipate how a power system will respond if faced with unforeseen events. There are several different types of power system studies which we described in a previous blog post. In this article, we want to focus on arc flash studies in particular,…

Electrical FEED Study Best Practices That You Need To Know About

EPS engages with both clients that try to save money at the outset, by not carrying out an electrical FEED (Front End Engineering Design) study, and those that do carry out FEED studies.  Those that spend a little more time and money from the outset  have a better chance of accurately…

How To Choose the Right Electrical Engineering Consultancy For Your Project or To Support Your Operations

When you are seeking an electrical engineering consultancy service for your business, it is vital to make a reasoned and informed selection, or else run the risk of hiring a partner who fails to meet your expectations and may even make inaccurate or unsafe recommendations. EPS (Engineering Power Solutions) prides itself…

3 Benefits of Power System Studies

Power system studies are crucial for the protection and optimum performance of power systems for all industries. Protective devices in a power system must be reliable and guaranteed to function in the event of a short circuit or fault current; however, without expert power system modelling and fault analysis, the effectiveness…