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EMT Site Services deliver another successful project for a UK Solar Farm

Industry: Solar Power Generation

Application:  GIS analysis and topping up

Customer:  UK Solar Farm

Date: October 2022

Problem:  Leaking asset

Solution:  SF6 leak detection, analysis and top up delivered by EMT Site Services utilising EMT SF6 management products

 

Works:

  • Site survey detected and located switchgear leak using EMT Handheld SF6 Leak Detector
  • Gas analysis carried out by EMT Site Service Engineers using EMT Zerowaste Rapide+ Analyser
  • Tests prior to gas top up indicated SF6 gas required
  • Tests after the asset was re-gassed confirmed SF6 gas usage
  • Asset checked for leaks following gas top up and minor repairs

Result: Leak detected at another location; further works required by EMT Site Services

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Market Leading Insulating Gas Analysis Products & Services

Insulating gases (dielectric gases) are designed to quench, extinguish or prevent arcing when switching high voltage equipment. Switchgear, GIS and other compartments housing SF6 and alternative insulating gases require a specific concentration/purity to ensure optimal operation and to ensure full quenching of discharges.

 

EMT combine expert knowledge in developing world class products with the provision of unrivalled service and support. Our team of dedicated industry specialists have developed a comprehensive range of solutions and services for Insulating Gas Management, which meet the demands of SF6 applications today and the Eco gas alternatives of tomorrow.

 

Our solutions portfolio for Gas Analysis is designed to aid operators in three main application areas:

  1. to ensure gas purity and concentration is in line with OEM guidelines for safe and efficient use of the asset
  2. to measure impurities/contaminants and breakdown products in the asset; why/where they have originated; and how that may affect the operation of the asset
  3. to protect operators’ safety, health and wellbeing; gas leak detection