Overhead power line services

In Ireland ReachActive’s service scope includes works spanning voltages from LV to 400kV, and in the UK works cover LV to 132kV (with accreditations in the UK up to 400kV).

ReachActive provides upgrades, maintenance, repair and new supply services including:

  • Design and build
  • Tower replacements
  • Tower foundations
  • Line diversions
  • Pole replacements
  • Managing outages
  • Asset condition assessment

  • Tower strengthening
  • Tower painting
  • Re-stringing lines
  • Route surveying
  • Storm response
  • Asset inspection
  • Full access and wayleaving

Specialist services include:

  • Optical phase conductor (OPPC)
  • Optical ground wire (OPGW)
  • Fibre to the building (FTTB)

ReachActive is accredited under the National Electricity Registration (NERS) Scheme and is an Independent Connection Provider (ICP).

Only Distribution Network Operators (DNOs), Independent DNOs and National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS) accredited ICPs can provide connection services.

ReachActive has active overhead power lines framework contracts in both the UK and Ireland with national DNOs including:

  • SSE framework (South East England) LV to 33kV
  • UKPN framework (East and South East England) LV to 132kV
  • ESB National framework (Ireland) LV to 400kV

Case studies
220kV & 110kV overhead power lines diversion in Kilpaddoge