MODULAR POWER PODS & SOLUTIONS

INTRODUCING THE REVOLUTIONARY WB e-POD

The Data Centre WB e-Pod is a modular, bespoke package, fully designed in-house by WB Power Services.

THE DATA CENTRE WB E-POD IS A MODULAR, BESPOKE PACKAGE, FULLY DESIGNED IN-HOUSE BY WB POWER SERVICES

Drawing on many years of experience in the critical power and the data centre industries, WB are proud to announce the launch of the WB e-Pod. The Data Centre WB e-Pod is a modular, bespoke package, fully designed in-house by WB Power Services. Packaged at our newly opened production facility, the product will offer a truly bespoke critical power solution, fully designed to client specification, using client preferred products. The complete plug and play critical power package will be designed, procured, packaged, installed, and commissioned by our expert in-house team, so customers will have full confidence that everything will be fully tailored to their exact brief. The WB e-Pod will provide the following:

WHAT MAKES THE WB E-POD DIFFERENT FROM OTHER MODULAR POWER SOLUTIONS?

 

  • We offer a true one-stop shop, plug and play package, from initial specification through to installation and ongoing maintenance. It is all managed in-house by us.
  • A fully, factory acceptance tested product prior to delivery to site, vastly reducing lead time
  • A dedicated production facility
  • We are completely vendor neutral. We offer complete flexibility of design, providing products rated and selected by the client to meet their specific site needs.

WHAT IS IN THE WB E-POD?

BUSBAR

Power POD Busbar Trunking to cable connection boxes on the POD wall. Finally, Electrical Fit out of the POD, POD Fire Suppression and Fire Alarm to match site requirements

GENERATING SET

Kohler KD3500 3500kVA / 2800kW 400V 50Hz DCC rated generating set

ACOUSTIC CONTAINER & SCR SYSTEM

Both the WB e-Pod and the accompanying generator are housed in a 65dBA @1m FFC container, made using a 100mm thick preformed construction, comprising of a 3.0mm thick (10SWG) “Zintec”, Zinc coated steel outer skin and a 0.7mm (22SWG) perforated steel inner skin, with intervening space packed with high density mineral wool. The container has fully welded, bunded and sealed base area designed to accommodate the fluid capacity of the engine and radiator complete with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, enabling the NOx levels to meet the most stringent of planning requirements. The AdBlue tank is located at the front of the container (adjacent to the fuel fill point) for ease of filling.

FUEL SYSTEM

The Generating set is fed from a 48 hour, 35,000L  capacity bunded structural belly tank which sits below the generator container. Each belly tank is filled via a fill point cabinet located at the front of the tank. Flexible Fuel Lines from the belly tank terminate at the generator base frame. A fuel safety system is also installed which comprises a Landon Kingsway Free-Fall Fire Valve complete with tilt switch.

SWITCHGEAR POD

MV/LV Power POD 14m x 4.0m x 4.0m which includes a 11kV Ring Main Unit Ringmaster, a 11kV/415V Cast Resin Transformer, a Main LV Switchboard, Manual Transfer Switchboards and Tripping Batteries

LV SWITCHGEAR

There are two LV distribution boards housed in the package with internal power connections made using suitably rated busbar. The combined distribution boards have at their heart the mains / generator change over switchgear with outgoing feeds to the essential mechanical and data hall auxiliary services plus supplies to the dual UPS system and maintenance bypass. The main LV switchboards are an IP31 welded sheet steel multi-compartment floor standing cubicle meeting form 4 Type 6 with aluminium and mild steel top cable and exit gland plates, Thermographic Via Mesh Screens and finished in light grey RAL 7035.

UPS POD

Each “UPS POD” includes a 1200kVA/1200kW UPS package complete with a 10 year design life battery which has 240 x Hoppecke Xtreme VR125100 stand mounted batteries offering a full 10-minute end of life autonomy. The battery system also includes a battery circuit breaker and string isolation. The UPS is matched to open stand mounted Hoppecke Xtreme VR batteries 240 x VR 125100 10 mins at end of 10 years. Ancillary services within the WB e-Pods are supported by an Eaton 30kVA UPS type 93PS-30 with integral bypass, battery circuit breaker and 10 minute battery system.

FACTORY ACCEPTANCE TESTING

All of the equipment was fully tested prior to leaving the manufacturers’ various factory locations. Each system was pre commissioned and FAT tested prior to dispatch from our packaging facility. The scope and duration of the testing was extensive and tailored to meet specific requirements of this client.

WHY WORK WITH WB POWER SERVICES?

Whether it’s a simple diesel generator installation below 830kVA, or you’re looking for expert help putting together a large multi megawatt diesel generator installation, from initial enquiry to final delivery, our dedicated and experienced technical team will work with you to thoroughly understand your requirements.  They will identify and install the best solution for you, designing and delivering with reliability, expertise and value for money.

SUPERIOR PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED IN EUROPE

Our range of Kohler-SDMO generators offer unrivalled back-up and emergency power. Using high quality engine components and parts which are all manufactured in Europe, our generators have proven time and time again that they are reliable, efficient and offer excellent value for money.

EXPERT ASSISTANCE WITH SPECIFICATION WRITING

Not only can we follow your pre determined specification, we can also help you write one. With 40 years practical & technical experience, we can design a cost efficient diesel generator installation package.

NATIONWIDE COVERAGE

No matter where you are in the UK, our team are always close at hand. Throughout your diesel generator installation, we will also work with your requirements at the heart of our operations, and will always be on-hand to work with you, every step of the way.

EXPERT HELP FINDING THE RIGHT GENERATOR

We will work with you to thoroughly understand your requirements.  Working alongside our in-house sales team, we will identify exactly what generator your need. Depending on what your requirement, our projects team can the install and test the generator for you too.

PARTNERSHIPS

KOHLER'S NUMBER 1 EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTOR

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We are proud to be the Europe’s number one Kohler distributor, and offer a vast selection of high-performance Kohler generators, ranging from around 10kVA, all the way through to 4500kVA. These engines offer outstanding power in a clean, modular design and are ideal for a wide variety of applications and sectors.

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Data Centres

We are proud to work with some of the UK’s largest data centres, providing every kind of emergency, standby and backup critical power solution, from individual sets to hyperscale multi-set synchronous packages totalling over 120MVA.

Our experienced, in-house project management team will work closely with you to install and commission the best critical power solution for your exact needs.

You can rely on us to consider everything, including civil work, transformers, control and switch gear, AMF and synchronous controls, generator sizing and power capabilities, UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply), acoustic, exhaust gas systems, emissions control and complete fuel solutions.

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EDUCATION

Whether your education facility needs a permanent power solution, a temporary hire solution or a generator maintenance package tailored to your needs, we have the expertise to help.

Our maintenance, projects and generator hire teams enjoy keeping the UK’s education facilities at full operational capacity. They use their expertise and long experience to maintain critical infrastructures for network connectivity, as well as the crucial power systems that keep students, staff and visitors safe.

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UTILITIES

Our experienced critical power teams will identify and implement the best power solution for your utilities facility, whether you are bringing a new site online, need additional power for your existing infrastructure, or require emergency generator hire/maintenance. This includes backup, emergency and standby power solutions.

We are proud to work with some of the UK’s largest Distribution Network Operators (DNO’s) and water companies, offering emergency standby power, critical power installations and generator maintenance for hundreds of utility sites across the United Kingdom.

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CONSTRUCTION

We provide adaptable, customized power solutions to help you complete your construction project on schedule and on budget. We can assist, whether your location need a long-term power solution, rental generators, or a dependable maintenance plan.

Our professionals are aware that flexibility is essential when it comes to construction. Some tasks might take longer to complete than others, and some might need more power. You are in good hands if you choose to collaborate with our us. We pay close attention to your needs and base our work on them. On-site, we’ll guarantee that any issues are rectified within 2-4 hours, with a mobile engineering team always close at hand.

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HEALTHCARE

We are proud to be trusted by healthcare facilities around the UK. Our specialist in-house team are dedicated to delivering critical power solutions to hospitals, doctors surgeries and walk-in centres across the entire breadth of the United Kingdom.

We can work directly with NHS Trusts or with third-party contractors and consultants. Our experts will manage your project from initial specification all the way to commissioning, making sure you always get the most cost effective, efficient solution.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS

We have extensive experience working in the telecommunications industry, so we understand the unique power requirements of telecommunications companies and media broadcasters.

Whether your facility is looking for a permanent back-up power supply installation, a temporary power supply from a hire set, or a bespoke generator maintenance package for your incumbent power supply, we can help. We provide power solutions including generator sales and hire for telecommunications companies, installation and maintenance, including emergency, backup, standby power supplies. Generators include diesel and hybrid generators. We are the UK’s largest supplier of Kohler-SDMO generators.

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DEFENCE & MILITARY

We recognise and respect the unique role of our nation’s military services and defence facilities. Our expert in-house team have the depth of knowledge that is needed to design bespoke power and maintenance packages to suit your needs. We will always listen closely to your requirements and take your budget allocation and other demands in to account.

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EVENTS

We are proud to be the chosen power solutions provider for prestigious events around the UK. Our specialist experts have extensive experience working with the events industry, from multiple huge music festivals welcoming hundreds of thousands of people, to small drive-in cinemas or community event, we have a strong understanding of the sector’s power requirements. Whether you are looking for efficient maintenance, hired generators or a permanent power solution, you can rely on us.

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MANUFACTURING

We understand that manufacturing businesses cannot afford to have power outages. Even a few minutes of downtime could have serious consequences for your business and supply chain. That is why we offer a comprehensive power package for manufacturing, whether it’s a permanent installation for emergency power outages, a hired set if you’ve experienced a power outage, or a maintenance package for your incumbent generator/UPS, we’ve got you covered.

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NEED MORE HELP?

Having a critical power system installed on your site can be a daunting buying process to navigate, especially if it’s not your field of expertise. To give you confidence in their decision and enable them to be more informed when talking to our (or any) sales team, we have put together a number of useful resources which will help you on your journey.

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