Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Powerteam secures £6.5m deals on windfarms

An electrical infrastructure company has announced contracts worth £6.5m on a number of windfarm developments.

ESB subsidiary Powerteam, which is based in Belfast, said projects for SSE Renewables, Infinis and Energia Renewables among other companies in Ireland and Scotland demonstrated its rising profile in the renewable energy sector.

Powerteam managing director Alastair Dawson said: "The projects we are working on not only provide an immediate stimulus to the local economy but also provide new job opportunities as the renewable energy sector evolves."

The firm won a £3.7m contract from SSE Renewables for the design and installation of a substation and overhead line at the Slieve Kirk windfarm at Drumahoe, Co Londonderry.

Other recent substation contracts include the Glenkerie project near Biggar, in the Scottish Borders, for Infinis and Corkermore, in Co Donegal, for Energia Renewables.

Powerteam employs 120 people in offices in Belfast, Basingstoke, Perth, Dublin and Omagh. ESB acquired Powerteam last year as part of its £1bn acquisition of Northern Ireland Electricity from Viridian.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Comment

More

Company Profiles

More

Help & Advice

More

People on the move

More