Electrical Services for Wales’ New Automotive & Power System Engineering Test Facility

C&P Engineering Services Ltd were recently contracted to install and commission the electrical capacity for the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Automotive & Power System Engineering test facility (CAPSE).

The project involved the design, procurement, installation and commissioning of a new low voltage power distribution system within the test facility centre including, sub-mains cabling, power distribution, cable containment, cabling, small power and lighting, relocation and installation of existing test facility equipment, inspection, testing and certification of the new installation to NICEIC standards.

First Minister Carwyn Jones officially opened the new CAPSE test facility on the 5th October. CAPSE, which is based within the Faculty of Advanced Technology within the University of Glamorgan is nationally recognised as the centre for independent research, development, test and certification and has a reputation for cutting edge research and knowledge transfer activities within the advanced automotive and power systems engineering sectors.