Norske Skog Overhead Line
Client Name: Norske Skog
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The Norske Skog Paper Mill, Kawerau, decided to install a new generating station allowing them to utilise the steam from one of the wells currently utilised for the process plant. With the new power station construction in progress, the team at
The design was reasonably complex due to the size of the generating station, distribution voltage and the transmission corridor. The overhead line needed to span a very busy corridor of existing buildings and power lines.
Aside from planning challenges, the timeframes for completing this project were also a major constraint. This resulted in a limited number of tender responses, as well as limitations with materials procurement.
Once the overhead line construction was underway, an
Despite the clear challenges at the start of this project along with the short lead-time available, the new Norske Skog overhead line was completed and fully functioning as planned.
“As a paper mill, construction of an 11kV overhead line is not our forte. The engineering design and the on-going support we received from Edison, ensured that our project was completed on time.”
Gary Lockyear, Electrical Project Engineer