Powerlink Queensland Project Specification Consultation Report Addressing the secondary systems condition risks at Kemmis
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Powerlink has recently published a ‘Project Specification Consultation Report’ (PSCR) to address the secondary systems condition risks at Kemmis.
Kemmis Substation, located approximately 32km north west of Nebo, was established in 2002 to support the load growth arising from the expansion of mining in the northern Bowen Basin and to provide a bulk supply point for the regional distribution network owned by Ergon Energy (part of the Energy Queensland Group).
Planning studies have confirmed there is a long-term requirement to continue to supply the existing electricity services provided by Kemmis Substation that support a diverse range of customer needs in the area. Commissioned almost 20 years ago, most of the secondary systems at Kemmis Substation are reaching the end of their technical service lives, and are no longer supported by the manufacturer, with limited spares available.
The proposed preferred option that is considered to satisfy the Regulatory Investment Test for Transmission (RIT-T) involves the replacement of all secondary systems at Kemmis, including the capacitor bank secondary system, by June 2023.
The indicative capital cost of the RIT‑T project for the preferred option is $6.8 million in 2018/19 prices.
In accordance with the requirements of the Rules, a summary of the PSCR is made available on the AEMO website. A copy of the ‘Project Specification Consultation Report’ can be obtained from the Powerlink website on the RIT-T Consultations page or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions on the PSCR close on 27 September 2019.
Any enquiries in the first instance should be directed to:
Manager Network and Alternate Solutions
PO Box 1193
VIRGINIA, QLD 4014
Tel: (+617) 3860 2328