Havelock North water inquiry (Expert Witness) - Hastings District Council, Hawkes Bay
Mark Tomkins was called as an expert witness to the Havelock North Water Inquiry.
Asset management planning - Auckland Airport, Auckland
We reviewed high voltage electrical infrastructure and supply for the entire Auckland airport site and advised on long term upgrade strategy.
Hobson Street substation upgrade - Vector, Auckland
We undertook the primary and secondary electrical design and building design and protection settings for the upgrade of the 11kV switchboard at Hobson Street substation in central Auckland.
"Desert Rat" - Santos, Australia
Chris Turney was back at Santos’ Moomba gas processing plant in the Australian desert early in 2018.
Lichfield dairy processing plant upgrade - Fonterra, Waikato
We undertook the conceptual and detailed design for improvements to Fonterra’s Lichfield plant.
Power supply review - Port of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Tauranga is NZ’s largest port by total traffic volume. We were appointed to carry out a review of the Port’s 11 kV network and supply and advise on future investment options.
Geothermal power plant for the Caribbean Government of Dominica - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT)
We are providing project management for the construction of a new 7MW geothermal power plant in Dominica, a Commonwealth country with a population 70,000.
Ngawha power plant upgrade and expansion - Top Energy, Northland
Ngawha has been operational since 1998, with an initial plant of 10MW followed by a further 15MW plant added in 2008. Ergo has provided design services at each stage of the plant's development.
Martinborough transformer replacement - Powerco, Wairarapa
Ergo carried out the design of a transformer replacement at Martinborough substation for Powerco.
Ripple plants - Powerco, North Island
Ripple plant upgrades are not a particularly common occurrence within an electricity network because the equipment typically lasts 30 to 40 years. Such upgrades have, however, become common within Powerco’s network as its ripple plant equipment draws towards the end of its working life...
Te Uku wind farm substation - Meridian Energy, Waikato
Te Uku Wind Farm, situated near Raglan, is jointly owned by WEL Networks and Meridian Energy. It consists of twenty-eight Siemens turbines, each with a capacity of 2.3MW. At full capacity they generate 64.4MW of electricity - enough to power 30,000 average-sized New Zealand homes...
Transformer upgrade design - Powerco, Waikato
Load growth forecasts for the Matamata region provided the impetus for Powerco’s upgrade of its Browne Street substation...