The Ngawha Expansion Project (NEP) involved adding a new power station to the existing Ngawha Generation Limited (NGL) operation at Ngawha.
Ergo is pleased to confirm we have been appointed to two Transpower Design panels: for Substations and Protection and Automation design.
Vector appointed Ergo to undertake the primary and secondary electrical design, building design and protection settings for the upgrade of the 11kV switchboard at Hobson Street substation in central Auckland.
A few years ago Ergo was involved in the design of pole top 2 x voltage regulator (VR) installations on the Piha and Tomarata 11kV feeders using Siemens single phase voltage regulators.
Following a competitive process, Ergo has been selected to be one of Aurora new Substation panel design consultants. Aurora Energy supplies electricity to 90,000 homes, farms and businesses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes.
For infrastructure companies managing a diverse and geographically spread asset base, having accurate asset information is essential from a financial, operational and long-term planning perspective.
The Ergo Engineering Scholarship has been established to help promote the study of electrical engineering in New Zealand and to encourage and support students in their academic achievements and future engineering career paths. In addition, its purpose is to build a pipeline of talent for Ergo.
Ergo is continuing its relationship with the Ports of Auckland Limited, helping to upgrade port facilities to enable them to bring their new fully electric tug into service next year.
With New Zealand pushing for an even higher renewable generation mix and the continued reduction in solar technology costs, our distribution companies are increasingly fielding enquiries from developers looking to connect grid scale solar on to their networks.
Ergo has recently kicked off the design of the Omakau Substation in Otago with Aurora Energy.