ESB Ballyragget 110KV GIS & 38kv MV Stations

Project Name

ESB Ballyragget 110KV GIS & 38kv MV Stations


ESB Engineering and Major Projects


Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny








This project comprised of the construction of a new 110kv GIS and 38kv MV Stations which were constructed on the site of an existing 38kv station as part of the Laois-Kilkenny reinforcement upgrade scheme.  Kilcawley Construction carried out both the enabling contract and the main contract for this project.

These works involved the diversion of overhead lines, exposing and diverting underground high voltage services, 3000mtrs of ducting was installed for future electrical services which passed under and between existing live services, all of which were installed on a high-risk site without incident.

Key Packages

  • RC concrete works
  • Structural steel frame
  • Composite insulated roofing and cladding,
  • Mechanical and electrical building services
  • Internal finishes

Key Deliverables

  • A new 650m2 steel-framed, two-story, 110kv GIS switchgear building.
  • A new 300m2 38kv MV building with two separate basements.
  • Various MV & LV underground electrical service diversions
  • Associated drainage, site works, and road crossings.


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