HV Power Systems Management Consultants

Kilbride Power specializes in HV Power Systems Engineering & Operation, Contract Management, Project Management (PRINCE2) and Business Development.

Padraig Plunkett is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and PRINCE2 Project Manager with over 35 years varied international experience in HV power generation, transmission & distribution, including 10 years in transformer manufacture with Pauwels Transformers, 10 Years as a Power Engineering Consultant with Mott MacDonald and 15 years managing various HV Design & Build Contractors.


Kilbride Power provides professional advice and assistance to diverse Clients on;

  • Operation of electrical installations in accordance with EN 50110
  • Electrical, Civil, Structural & Mechanical Design of HV installations to EN 61936
  • EPC/D&B Contract Management to FIDIC, NEC, NS8407, ABT06.
  • PRINCE2 Project Management
  • Company Management and Administration
  • Business Development
  • Owner’s Engineering
  • Design, Manufacture, Testing Installation & Commissioning of Power Transformers
  • Installation and Commissioning of power generation plant
  • Asset Management
  • Design and installation of electrical facilities for hazardous area
  • EHSQ Systems to ISO9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001


  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • Nordics
  • South East Asia
  • Caribbean


  • Grid Operators and Power Utilities;
    • Bahamas Electricity Corporation
    • ESB Networks
    • Eirgrid
    • Scottish Power
    • Ellevio
    • Vattenfall
    • Statnett
    • E.On
  • Renewable Power Generators;
    • SSE Renewables
    • Mainstream
    • Scottish Power Renewables
    • ABO Wind
    • Energia
    • Statkraft
    • ERGRenew
    • ESB Wind
    • Banks Renewables
  • EPC Contractors;
    • ABB
    • Siemens
    • General Electric
    • Nordex
    • Vestas
    • RJ McLeod
    • SIAC
    • Lagan
    • Farrans
    • Roadbridge
  • Grid Connection and Balance of Plant works for 500MW of windpower generation
  • HV Power Transmission and Distribution to 400kV
  • HVDC Grid Interconnection
  • Manufacturing facility construction


Civil & Structural Engineering:

Shane Donohoe, BE, MEngSc, PGradDip, CEng

Shane has over twenty years Civil & Structural Design and Construction experience with Clifton Scannell Emerson Associates, Kirby T&D, Obelisk Power Systems and currently John Creed and Associates Consulting Engineers http://www.johncreed.net including Sewage Treatment Works and various 400kV AIS, 132kV AIS, 110kV AIS, 38kV AIS and GIS High Voltage Substations in Norway, Sweden, UK & Ireland.

Business Development Nordics:

Dr Magnus Olofsson

Dr Magnus Olofsson has a Ph.D. in Power Systems Engineering and is a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences – Electrical Engineering Division. Magnus has an extensive professional network throughout the Nordic region, with over 30 years experience including;

  • Senior Advisor to H&MV Engineering Sverige AB
  • CEO of Swedish Electrical Utilities’ R&D Company and Swedish Energy Research Centre
  • Director-General of Swedish Electrical Safety Board (Gov. authority)
  • Global Product Manager at ABB Live for Tank Breakers & AIS Modules
  • National Expert in Smart Grid for the Swedish Energy Agency (Governmental Authority)
  • Thesis on railway power supply and experience with Swedish National Rail

In addition to Marketing, Sales and Client Management, Magnus provides advice and assistance on Corporate Governance, Project Management, Construction and Supply Chain management in Sweden and throughout the Nordic region.

Business Development SE Asia:

John Harrington

John has a bachelor’s degree in Geology from UCC and a master’s degree in Petroleum Exploration from Aberdeen University. John initially worked in the North Sea oil and gas industry, but has spent the last 35 years in Indonesian oil and gas, including services, offshore, managing a laboratory, technical analysis, business development, sales and marketing. With fluency in the Indonesian and Malaysian languages, John has extensive experience and knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region. Currently based in Jakarta, John provides consultancy services relating to oil & gas and geothermal projects throughout Asia-Pacific.

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Padraig Plunkett
Consultant BE C.Eng