Healey Engineering Pty Ltd is the most experienced Consulting Engineer in Australia in the project delivery of medium
and small Remote Diesel & Solar Power Systems (10 kW through to 500 kW) with broad and deep recent experience.
John Healey is the only active Consulting Engineer with Australia-wide recognized Accreditation as Solar Designer.
Accreditation No: A8212007 with the CEC (Clean Energy Council).
John Healey was trained in solar-electric design and construction (PV photovoltaic) in 1982 by Motorola in Arizona USA.
Completed between 1997 & 2010
Solar & Wind & Diesel-Hybrid Power Systems:
32 individual remote power projects constructed to a value of $14,000,000 including new stations and upgrades.
This includes 9 new sites since 2007 worth $9M total.
Diesel-only Power Supply Systems:
40 individual remote power projects constructed to a total value exceeding $9,000,000, including new stations and upgrades.
Design & Project Management – Total Project Delivery
We have provided total project delivery including the independent power system, solar power, wind power, diesels,
synchronisation and automation, remote data access, data logging, buildings, yards, fences, fuel storage and licensing, approvals,
air-conditioning, lighting, electrical energy management, structural cyclone ratings, LV and HV power distribution.
We also have worked as sub-consultants to other Project Management groups (Architects, Government, Civil Consultants,
and National Parks). The majority of our projects are tendered, though we can negotiate direct if the Client chooses.
Grid-connect solar & wind
• Grid-connect solar installations of 100 kW
• Grid-connect solar-battery installations of 15 kW
• Grid-connect solar & wind designs up to 250 kW
Solar Wind & Diesel Hybrid Power Systems
1997 to 2010: 32 sites to a value of $14,000,000. Most projects are “solar-diesel hybrid” with
some with wind turbines and others solar—only. Projects include:
• Since 2007: Solar Hybrid and Solar-Wind Hybrid projects complete for numerous Clients with 9 separate sites completed worth $6 M
• 1997 to 2007: Solar Hybrid and Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Installations completed in Western Australia with 17 locations total value $4 M
• 1997 to 2007: Solar Hybrid & Solar-Only Power Installations to the Northern Territory locations with 6 completed projects total value $4 M
Diesel-only Power Supply Systems
40 individual remote power projects constructed to a total value exceeding $9,000,000, including
new stations and upgrades. Scope includes power station upgrades, sychronisation, automation, SCADA and satellite data acquisition projects.
Program Management (between 1997 to 2006)
Remote Power Infrastructure Projects
Healey Engineering Pty Ltd has undertaken the RAESP & NAHS (WA & NT) program management. This includes:
• Maintenance of more than 100 sites
• Capital Works for more than $70 M asset value.
For RAESP we initiated the investment in diesel genset digital automation and remote data links and SCADA via a report in 1999.
We managed the subsequent automation roll-out and data links. We also pioneered the Solar-Hybrid installations for RAESP.
ATSIC RAESP WA 2004 to 2006
Capital works design and technical assistance to the RAESP Program Managers, Parsons Brinckerhoff WA, involving remote
power infrastructure projects to all WA remote ATSIC communities.
Program Management and design involving maintenance and new capital investment in remote powerstations for aboriginal
communities throughout WA, for DH&W.
ATSIC NAHS WA 2000 to 2006
Capital works design and technical to the current NAHS Program Managers, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Program Management role regarding capital investment in remote power infrastructure for aboriginal communities throughout WA, for ATSIC.
ATSIC RAESP WA 1997 to 2004
Capital works design and technical assistance to the RAESP Program Managers, Arup Group, involving remote power infrastructure
projects to all WA remote ATSIC communities.
Program Management and design involving maintenance and new capital investment in remote powerstations for aboriginal communities
throughout WA, for ATSIC and AAD.
Holistic Power - Our Design Approach
Renewable & Conventional Power