Conventional power

We provide expertise to the conventional power generation and distribution market, including generators, OEMs and regulatory authorities.

Frazer-Nash has been providing expertise to the conventional power generation and distribution market for over two decades. We provide design and analysis services to a range of clients including generators, OEMs and regulatory authorities. We use our extensive experience to provide complete lifecycle support, help our clients comply with operational regulations, and to develop enhancements that maximise the life and efficiency of their products and facilities.

Giving a new perspective to power generation

With extensive experience in the power generation sector, our engineers advise clients across the entire energy industry in the areas of design, specification, installation, testing, commissioning and the optimisation of systems and components. Our comprehensive understanding of all the main power generation technologies enables us to introduce a fresh perspective in response to the needs of the generation industry. We offer expertise in mechanical design and analysis, electrical power generation, gas turbine life cycle support, power distribution, conversion and storage.

Our skills and services

  • Acceptance test witnessing
  • Ancillary equipment design
  • ATEX assessments
  • Audits of existing plant and systems
  • CFD (fluid flow, thermal effects)
  • Contract supervision
  • Design substantiation
  • Enclosure design (thermal management and blast withstand)
  • Exhaust system design and assessment
  • Failure investigations
  • FEA (structural assessment)
  • Feasibility and design studies
  • Gas turbine aerodynamics
  • Gas turbine engine design, testing and monitoring
  • Hot component lifing (creep/fatigue/fretting)
  • HV/LV motors, generators and switchgear
  • Power and distribution system (transformers, drives)
  • Power, loading and protection studies
  • Project management
  • Purchase specifications
  • Safety case production
  • Structures and vibration analysis
  • System fault and stability studies
  • Tender documents