Project Management of 5 Solar Parks in UK, of 24,3MWp totally

Our customer undertook the erection of civil and electrical works in five (5 Solar Parks in UK territory, of totally 20,2 MWp and of 653.000,00 GBP total value, within three (3) months, October-December 2016.

More specifically, the projects were:

ProjectMWpAreaValue (GBP)Time needed
Gelli Gron4Swansea, West Wales119.000,001,5 month

(Oct.-middle Nov. 2016)

Safeguard5Crewe, England165.000,002 months

(Oct.-Nov. 2016)

Morfa2Cardiff, Wales66.000,001 month

(Nov. 2016)

Fields Farm5Whitchurch, Shropshire, England165.000,002 months

(Nov.-Dec. 2016)

Nor Parsonage4.2Pyworthy, Devon, England138.000,002 months

(Nov.-Dec. 2016)

Totals:20,2653.000,00

Our team’s (administrative staff, engineer-construction manager, engineer-on site project manager) obligations were:

  • Contract negotiation:
    Apart for the price, which was given directly by the customer, we negotiated all terms and conditions
  • Contract administration:
    Follow up of contractual works, claim of extra-contractual works, milestones-certifications of works, invoicing, payment, final project acceptance, customer’s evaluation
  • Project planning, cost estimation, budget analysis:
    We were asked to deliver the projects in time with 25% profit. Our work’s outcome was 42% profit with no delays
  • Preparation and provision of Method Statement and Risk Assessment
  • Setting up Subcontractors:
    Selection, negotiation, subcontract agreements, operations follow up, invoicing, payment, evaluation – We had two (2) subcontractors with rotation to all parks
  • Setting up crew:
    Selection, negotiation, employment agreements, payroll, evaluation – We had forty (40) employees with rotation to all parks
  • Material and Plant Management
  • Quality Control & H&S Management
  • Crew’s Travel Arrangement and Accommodation
  • Suppliers Selection

Briefly:

  • Projects: 5
  • Contractual value: 653.000,00 GBP
  • Claim extra-contractual value: 30.000,00 GBP
  • Profit: 42% (customer’s expectation 25%)
  • Delivery: in time (within 3 months of operations)
  • Subcontractors: 2 (in rotation)
  • Staff: 40 (in rotation)