Sydney Opera House Electrical Infrastructure Upgrade


The design and documentation of a new 9000 am electrical infrastructure for the Opera House, including a new incoming power supply, new main switchboard and associated sub-mains back into the Opera House. Jones Nicholson were responsible for the electrical design of the new electrical infrastructure. the project started with a detailed investigation into the existing electrical configuration, switchboards and sub-main reticulation, The design of the new main switchboard, the new cable pathway and cable reticulation from the main switchboard back through the Opera House to the existing plant rooms, switchboard and essential services. This involved significant co-ordination with the existing structure and services which was facilitated by the use of a 3D BIM model.