EMCOR UK Awarded Contract for Service and Reactive Maintenance by Northern Powergrid

EMCOR UK is delighted to announce it has been awarded a contract by Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for running the electricity network in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

EMCOR UK will deliver servicing and reactive maintenance of gaseous fire suppressant and fire detection systems, in approximately 220 substations across Northern Powergrid’s operating area.

The three-year contract, which started December 1, 2014, includes an option to extend for two additional years.

EMCOR UK will be responsible for performing a full scope of service and reactive maintenance for Northern Powergrid’s gaseous suppression systems. Scope of work will include inspection and maintenance of gaseous fire suppressant and detection systems installed in EHV and HV substations. All inspections will be conducted according to BS 5306 and BS EN 15004 standards, the British Standards and guidelines for fixed fire extinguishing installations.

David Parker, Group Executive Director, EMCOR UK, said, “We are delighted to be working with Northern Powergrid, on this highly specialised contract.

“EMCOR UK has a reputation for providing exceptional technical services to customers across a wide range of locations and properties. We work closely and openly with our customers to support their changing needs, using our innovative management information system that also keeps an eye on cost efficiency."