Dieselec installs at New Campus Glasgow

We have supplied and installed a complete back-up power supply for City of Glasgow College.

City of Glasgow College’s ‘New Campus Glasgow’ is a visionary project to create an inspirational learning environment – a brand new college being formed through the merger of Central, Metropolitan and Nautical Colleges. The new college is located across two sites: the City Campus at Cathedral Street and the Riverside Campus at Crown Street, and is home to around 1,500 staff and 40,000 students.

New Campus Glasgow

New Campus Glasgow

The Project Manager at DTG, said: “We were delighted to have been selected for this challenging city centre project. One of DTG’s assets is the ability to modify design to suit ever changing site requirements. Due to the switchboard installed at City Campus, we had to alter our controls design to suit, and ensure everything communicated correctly. At Riverside Campus when we delivered to site, we had to redesign our mechanical install and fuel system to suit site restrictions. This project highlights our ability to be flexible, come up with solutions and quickly resolve any unforeseen issues.”

At the Riverside Campus DTG installed a silent 500KVA generator set on the roof of the city centre building. This was a general installation for controls with back up to the main building. Longer than usual run time hours were required, so it was designed and fitted a with bespoke fuel transfer system and supplied with a 4000Ltr bunded tank extra fuel which allows the system to run for up to 40 hours. The generator and bulk tank were lifted onto the roof via crane.

Craning in the new generator at Riverside Campus, Glasgow

Craning in the new generator at Riverside Campus

City Campus is a 1250kVA installation at ground level with a bespoke 75dBA acoustic drop-over canopy for noise control. Here, we also supplied an external tank to allow extra fuel capacity for up to 48 hours run time.

Our Project Manager added: “Our ability to form successful partnerships with other contractors, and to work well as a team to get the job done, is a key strength. We have strong and proven technical capabilities for a job of this nature; and a long standing relationship with the client who has confidence in our equipment, knowledge and level of service.”