Power Shutdown: QBP (80) Generator Test

11 Dec 2023

Please be advised there will be a controlled electrical outage to the QBP (80) to allow for the testing and commissioning of a new generator controller and PLC I/O cards. 

Affected areas

  • QBP (80) - all areas


  • Start: Wednesday, 13 December 2023
  • Finish: Wednesday, 13 December 2023
  • Times: 5:00am to 6:00am

Work details

Due to the installation of a new generator controller and PLC I/O modules it is necessary to conduct a black test to the building to prove their correct operation.
A short power interruption is expected on all non-essential circuits.
There will be a momentary loss of essential power and the building generator is scheduled to run for 5 minutes to support the essential supply.

Project details

Installation of new logic control cards and generator controller. Current components are end of life and unsupported. This installation will ensure the ongoing reliability of the backup generator.


James Dwyer, Senior electrical infrastructure engineer P&F:

Scott Newton, Precinct 4 CFM:

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

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