APCL commissioned 2nd Flood Water Management Project
MV Protection Coordination Study, Testing & Commissioning of Storm Water Pumping Station : St. Sebastian North Lock Gates and Pumping Station (NLGPS), Wellampitiya, Sri Lanka
Upon invitation of project contractor (China Geo-Engineering Corporation Sri Lanka), APCL Engineers involved in conducting Testing & Commissioning of 11 kV & 3.3 kV Medium Voltage Installation including a Protection Coordination Study.
Without limiting to general T&C scope, APCL consultant Eng. Kaushalya Alpitiarachchi conducted an in-depth visual inspection on MV system to identify the areas requiring improvements prior to commercial operation. T&C covered the Dielectric Withstand Voltage (HiPot), Interlock scheme validation, HV insulation resistance, contact resistance of VCB & busbars and performance of Protection Relays.
The comprehensive Protection Coordination study was conducted with licensed ETAP software & with beyond-simulation consultation of veteran senior consultant Eng. Rienzie Fernando.
Project Period : 2021 February/March