Design, Manage, Procure, Construct and Commission
Gridbow is recognised as one of the leading Companies in the Substation Construction space. We have the in-house skills and capabilities to Design, Manage, Procure, Construct and Commission Substation Projects up to 765kV. We are currently one of the Companies contracted to Eskom to handle work on their Transmission Substations up to 765kV.
Gridbow has resources, equipment and full in-house facilities to design and deliver on all aspects of power line work, from distribution to transmission voltages up to 400kV. From survey to complete foundation design, tower design/development to stringing and fibre optic/optical ground wire (OPGW) work to full-type testing. Our complete solution for distribution-voltage structures extends to wood pole, steel monopole and concrete monopole structures, for transmission voltage. We are skilled in steel lattice work. We offer complete solutions for clients requiring to transmit power over long distances using pylons (Steel Lattice Structures) and Steel Poles or Wood Poles as well.
CABLE INSTALLATION, TERMINATIONS & JOINTS
We have a dedicated team of professional cable technicians with capabilities of installing, maintaining, jointing and termination of different types of cables up to 66kV. We have resources to trace cable faults and do all rehabilitation work on different LT and HT Cables.
FACILITIES & ASSET MANAGEMENT
Gridbow specialises in energy audits, generator installations, UPS services and total solutions for your standby power needs. Due to our understanding of the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity we are able to advise on the client’s specific power needs. We carry out energy audits and also advise on the specific size of the standby solution that the client needs. We also undertake maintenance contracts for clients on their electrical networks. The work we undertake ranges from transformer maintenance, lighting maintenance, cabling and overhead line maintenance. We also maintain UPS units and carry out infrared thermography services as part of out preventive maintenance services. As we say, its always better to do preventive maintenance than breakdown maintenance.
METER READING & DATA COLLECTION
Municipalities and Utilities derive their Revenue when Electricity Consumers and Customers pay for the Units they will have used. Gridbow is a preferred partner for Utililies and Municipalities for Meter Reading, Energy Management and Audits, Disconnections and Reconnections. We are currently active in 3 Provinces in South Africa where we are doing Meter Reading, Audits and Revenue Protection for Various Clients including Eskom. Our experience, expertise and latest Measuring Equipment is key to this Department’s work as we seek to help clients achieve Zero Losses and Zero Theft in their Electricity Supplies to their clients. We are also competent in Data Capturing and GPSing on points of supply so that Utilities and Municipalities can have the GPS Location and details for each Electricity Client that they supply to. This information is the same information that is needed to activate Electricity Customers so they purchase Prepaid Electricity online or from Vendors. Therefore Gridbow is the Partner of Choice in all Energy related Projects as we are able to offer a complete solution and not just a service.
TRANSMISSION EPC WORK
Gridbow has vast experience and is well recognised in the execution of Transmission Substation Projects. Our Teams have experienced Energy Project professionals who have worked with both private and public sector energy companies and utilities. We understand the need to watch Quality, Costs and Time on our Projects without compromising on Safety and Environmental Regulations.