Public Sector Network Tender Alert


5600-2013: UK-Blyth: Electrical equipment and apparatus

Narec is procuring a Mobile LVRT Test System to operate with its drive train test rigs, and also to testing for generation installed in the field.
The drive train test rigs utiise an 11 kV electricity supply to power a mechanical drive system that is coupled to the device under test (DUT), as shown in figure 1 below. The power generated by the DUT is then recirculated through the 11 kV supply board.
The DUT could be rated up to 10 MW electrical output on the 15 MW test rig, with the lower test requirement boundary being a generator rated to 1MW electrical output on the 3MW test rig.
Estimated start of contract April 2013.

Ref: LVRT Project 381,


National Renewable Energy Centre Limited ("Narec")
National Renewable Energy Centre, Offshore House, Albert Street, NE24 1LZ
For the attention of: Margaret Lewis
NE24 3AG Blyth
Telephone: +44 1670543029
Fax: +44 1670543098
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 500 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

Published: 8 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 8 Feb 2013