Ensuring a reliable power supply in Gibraltar is a challenge every day

“At Energyst we always strive to overcome any barrier and exceed our clients’ expectations”

Manuel Mendiola, Sales Manager, Energyst Mediterranean

“With the challenges of overcoming extreme space limitations in Gibraltar, Energyst went above and beyond the limits of engineering.”

Cutting edge generator technology combined with top-notch engineering

Energyst’s Sales Manager Manuel Mendiola reflects on the magnitude of the challenges faced by Energyst. “Our remit was to establish two power plants using cutting-edge generators, met with the added challenge that the available space to implement our solution was extremely limited. We could only meet this challenge by going above and beyond the limits of engineering.”

Energyst had to reach new heights to meet this project’s expectations

“Energyst literally took this project to new heights. The engineering innovation did not come from the generators themselves, but from the ingenious structure that unites them.”, Mendiola continues. Energyst’s highly specialised engineers came up with a way of stacking the generators, using a customised structure for each generator which had to be durable enough to withstand more than 30 tons of weight. By implementing this revolutionary stacking method, we were able to use the space originally allocated for the generators twice as efficiently.

Innovations of this scale do not happen overnight

The project was meticulously planned over several weeks. Both sites had to be fully prepared for the complex construction. We had several contractors building the structures. Safety and security were major factors at all times whilst working in such a limited space with a large workforce. Each part of the project provided several risks, one being working at dangerous heights. Detailed risk assessments were carried out at both sites prior to the start of the project, and monitoring of safe operations at both locations is still very much ongoing.

“The dedication and teamwork of the Energyst staff responsible for the project, gives a totally new meaning to the term ‘24/7 commitment'"

Luís García

Project Manager at Energyst Spain

How can we bring Real Energy to your world?

To find out more about our design and engineering expertise, or to ask our advice on power, heating or cooling, contact your nearest Energyst rental location or simply call 00800 3637 4978. We will put all our energy into helping you find the right solution.

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