Experts throughout the UK and Ireland
At SSE Enterprise Contracting we have the largest team of directly employed High Voltage (HV) professionals delivering the broadest scope of HV services in the UK and Ireland. We pride ourselves on our strong safety culture which underpins our excellent safety record.
Unique team of High Voltage professionals
Our national team of High Voltage engineers, Senior Authorised Persons (SAP) and Craftsmen provide a full end to end service of design, installation, operation and maintenance. From supporting the safety and resilience of your HV network infrastructure to providing 24-hour emergency response for unplanned power supply interruptions. We are at the heart of business continuity.
If it’s not safe, we don’t do it
Safety is our number one priority and we approach everything with the attitude of if it’s not safe we don’t do it. This culture has lead us to develop our own set of operational safety rules based on the Energy Networks Association (ENA) Model Distribution Safety Rules.
Working nationally with operating voltages of 11, 33 & 132kV
Our services are reinforced by the SSE Enterprise control centre providing operational control of IDNO and private HV Networks through the latest Electricity Network Management and Control (ENMAC) software. This ensures the coordination of our field operatives and can also provide remote control of isolated sites.
We are an accredited contractor for the National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS) undertaking design and installation of electricity supply connections as an Independent Connections Provider (ICP) to Distribution Network Operators and Independent Distribution Network Operator HV networks.
A broad scope of HV services
Whether you operate a single HV transformer or are installing a complex network, we work nationally across all market sectors to design, build, operate and maintain your HV infrastructure. SSE Enterprise will work to improve the resilience of your HV infrastructure and through our strategic supply chain we can keep your critical assets operating effectively. At SSE Enterprise Contracting we have the largest team of directly employed High Voltage (HV) professionals delivering the broadest scope of HV services in the UK and Ireland. We pride ourselves on our strong safety culture which underpins our excellent safety record.
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You are in safe hands
At SSE Enterprise Contracting, we take the time to understand your needs before designing and building the HV infrastructure to power your organisation. We have a strong heritage built on our commercial relationships with DNO, IDNO, and private networks and pride ourselves on our capacity to deliver from design to handover.
Working across all market sectors, we have built strong long-term relationships with over 900 HV network customers. Through a combination of our skills and expertise, we are at the centre of both large and small HV infrastructure projects, network upgrades and robust improvements. Our team of HV designers utilise the latest design software and work hand in glove with our engineers to deliver robust supply networks.
Voltage and installation
Our team of directly employed HV engineers are authorised to operate with 11, 33 & 132kV networks. With a national reach, we provide design and build services to a variety of customers including, hospitals, utilities, MOD, Petrochemical and renewable generation sectors.
Upgrading and reinforcing infrastructure
The UK’s ageing HV networks require upgrading to improve energy efficiency and supply resilience to meet our increasing demand for reliable energy. At SSE Enterprise Contracting, we work with our customers to ensure their networks continue to operate safely, efficiently and minimise unplanned supply interruptions.
Pre-designed construction projects – We also undertake pre-designed construction projects through tendered or negotiated contracts.
Our High Voltage services
From the design and build of a new installation to ongoing maintenance contracts, SSE Enterprise Contracting covers all your HV needs:
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Ensuring your network’s resilience
Our customers place their trust in our national team of 250 qualified HV experts to deliver first class HV maintenance on their network. In fact, our engineers are responsible for ensuring over 1,200 private HV networks in the UK and Ireland operate effectively and are compliant with statutory regulations.
As a customer of SSE Enterprise Contracting you will benefit from a tailored approach that will meet your specific requirements.
Comprehensive range of maintenance services
As an appointed HV maintenance provider, SSE Enterprise Contracting will:
And we offer three service level agreements for HV Maintenance:
COMA (Control, Operation and Maintenance Agreement) consists of the following services:
OMA (Operation and Maintenance Agreement) provide the following service level:
Ad hoc Agreements will require customers to,
Free reminder service
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Our team of NERS accredited and certified HV engineers excel at safely delivering High Voltage (HV) and Extra High Voltage (EHV) cabling services throughout the UK and Ireland. We are experts at working in remote and hard to reach locations. Furthermore, our strategic joint ventures coupled with our strong and established supply chain enables us to tackle even the most complex of projects.
HV & EHV Cabling
From cable ploughing and horizontal directional drilling to connecting remote wind farms and even help to enable inter-connection projects, our project teams have the capacity to meet every challenge.
We work on any terrain, offering the following services;
“The thing that impressed me the most was SSE Enterprise’s willingness to find a resolution to any issue that arose. The staff have a work ethic that any employer would be proud of and their communication was excellent. I trusted SSE Enterprise to deliver what they promised within a tight timescale and I was not disappointed.”
Richard Harrington London’s Director of Engineering Go Ahead
“SSE Enterprise approached this project with an open mind. They were committed to delivering an intelligent solution which was fully aligned to our energy and sustainability strategy. Their flexibility ensured all of the hospital’s services were protected throughout the project. We’re looking forward to achieving the considerable savings and sustainable benefits in our ongoing operations.”
Mark Cammies, Estates and Facilities Director Trust Board
The HV team at SSE Enterprise Contracting have delivered this project without any downtime or interruption to the hospital’s power supply, ensuring our wards and departments operate as normal.
Their experience, professionalism and ability to work hand in hand with Wilson Power, provided NHS Tayside with the reassurance that the right team was in place to successfully deliver our planned investment into this hospital’s critical infrastructure