About Us

Formed in 2005 out of Electrical Power Solutions which was formed in 2002, EPS Commissioning Ltd boasts a huge wealth of experience and knowledge of High Voltage Commissioning. EPS Commissioning has been involved in many projects for the markets leading switchgear manufacturers from initial installation to final commissioning. Knowledge of HV protection systems and protection devices is unrivalled making the company very successful and with an excellent reputation for a reliable and thoroughly professional service.

Customer Base

Hawker Siddeley Switchgear Ltd (Formerly FKI Switchgear) - EPS Commissioning carry out an extensive amount of 11KV Eclipse Switchboard installations along with the full range of HSSL distribution products. We also carry out commissioning projects for HSSL blue chip clients, such as Royal Bank of Scotland, Canary Wharf, Norwich Union and Chevron (Texaco Pembroke). Further to this we also carry out maintenance, factory testing, Factory Customer Inspection and Acceptance Testing directly for HSSL. EPS Commissioning have also been heavily involved in servicing and fault finding of switchgear and associated protection across the country. We have been involved in overseas installation and commissioning on behalf of FKI, the most recent of which was in Dubai to assist with cold commissioning of Eclipse 11KV switchgear.

Schneider Electric (Formerly Areva T & D) - EPS Commissioning carry out the installation and commissioning of double busbar WBD 11KV installations for EDF across the network. EPS Commissioning also install and commission Visax 11Kv switchboards throughout the country, along with overseas commissioning work on behalf of the client. Additionally, we utilise our commissioning team for factory testing and Factory Acceptance Tests at Areva T & D Stafford site where the switchgear is assembled. This has given us a thorough working knowledge of Areva high voltage switchgear which includes WBD, Visax, PIX and 33KV WS switchgear.

Amberley Road WBD Switchboard
Amberley Road WBD Switchboard
Visax Switchboard
Visax Switchboard
Kintore 33KV WS Switchboard
Kintore 33KV WS Switchboard

Carillion (Formerly Alfred McAlpine) - EPS Commissioning carry out complete commissioning of Primary and Grid substations on the EDF network in the Eastern Region. This work involves the complete commissioning of the site, including liaising with the designers and Protection co-ordination engineers. The work can involve commissioning of green field sites or upgrades of existing sites, this also involves the entire protection scheme, including the 132kV transformers and all associated equipment. The voltage range is 11kv to 132kV, the final commissioning involves energisation checks and on load checks.

Leatherhead Grid Substation
Leatherhead Grid Substation

Western Power Distribution - EPS Commissioning carry out installation and commissioning of substations on the WPD network. This work involves the complete commissioning of the site, including liaising with the designers and Protection co-ordination engineers. The work involves commissioning of green field sites or upgrades of existing sites, the voltage range is 11kv to 33kV, and we have also carried out commissioning work for WPD's industrial customers.

RES - EPS Commissioning have completed many windfarm projects, we have acted on behalf of RES to approve manufacturers' protection and control design drawings. We have also acted as the RES witness engineers to witness manufacturers cold commissioning

Air Products - EPS Commissioning has commissioned a new switchboard at Dragon LNG, Pembroke for a large Nitrogen plant. We also carry out maintenance of circuit breakers and associated protection schemes for large motor drives along with standard protection, at sites across the UK and Ireland.

Skills Base

Extremely knowledgeable team of 5 commissioning engineers who are familiar with nearly the whole range of protection devices available on the market from the Micom Range, K Series, Siprotec, P & B, GE Multilin, Reyrolle Argus, Delta, Duobias, etc. The senior engineers are all qualified to Honours degree level in electrical engineering and hold valid EDF authorisation up to and including 132KV Grid sites.

Micom P140 Series Relay
Micom P140 Series Relay
Duobias on Protection Panels
Duobias on Protection Panels

Fully competent team of 5 installation fitters who have worked on an extensive range of switchgear, e.g. Eclipse, Hawkvac 15, HG 12, VMV, VSI, WBD Double Busbar, Visax. Carry out panel wiring and modifications, servicing of switchgear, also complete installations of containerised substations including multicore wiring.