Bahrain Data Centre ​

Client Challenges

  • Requirement for 3 Data Centre Grid Connections at 11 kV
  • Safety & Security of Supply for 24hr Operations
  • Confidentially & Speed of Connection A Priority




110 kV


Completion Date


H&MV Solution

  • Turnkey design and build of the 11 kV data centre substations.
  • Commissioning of 20 cubicles of 11 kV switchgear on each site, integration of utility interface via IEC61850.

Project Scope

  • Project management, installation and commissioning of 3 new 11 kV Substations to enable datacentre grid connections.
  • Each substation comprised of 20 No. 12 kV UniGear ZS1 Single busbar panels, 4 No. 1600 A Vacuum Circuit Breakers, 14 No. 630 A Vacuum Circuit Breakers, 2 No. withdrawable fused single-pole Metering VT’s & 10 No. 2 MVA 11kV-415V cast resin distribution transformers.
  • Daily tool box talks, weekly progress and safety meetings, issue and risk management along with regular status reporting.
  • Adherence to all the client’s procedures and protocols regarding safety and confidentiality.
  • Liaison with the client, client owner’s engineer, local authorities and utilities.
  • Earthing studies and earthing designs.
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) of all HV equipment.
  • Provide the client with a suitable metering class CT and VT for metering requirements.
  • Produce a complete set of civil and electrical as-built drawings and safety Handover file.

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