Feasibility for new 10Mw Trigen Plant – Crown Melbourne.
Project: Feasibility for new 10Mw Trigen Plant – Crown Melbourne.
Value: Consultant Fee – $100K, Potential Construction Budget $19.8M.
Role: Client Representative, Design Manager and Project Manager.
Responsible for feasibility study and analysis for a new 10mW trigen plant at Crown Melbourne.
The project involved;
The preparation of consultants briefing document suitable for RFP and engagement;
Optionineering including, plant configuration, rebuild existing 6.6mw plant versus new installation, engine type and capacities;
Technical assessment of existing network and the interconnectability and integration of the potential new system;
Benchmarking both locally and globally on comparative systems;
Establishments of loads and gas consumption via reviewing metering data and conducting energy modelling;
Financial and sensitivity analysis including construction costs estimates, payback scenarios and NPV calculations;
Structural load assessment and spatial analysis;
Liaison with crane contractors to determine feasibility and practicalities of various lifting options;
Liaison with gas providers in order to determine predicted short term and long term gas costs;
Negotiation and liaison with CitiPower in order to ascertain the available fault level headroom in their network, connection requirements and provision of information in order to assist with their network modelling;
Board and executive presentations.
Extracting reliable information from gas supply authorities;