Substation Engineering

Substation Engineering

Boosting power to the grid

Designing and upgrading substations demands a flexible and forward-thinking approach to meet the energy needs of tomorrow. Our team has the expertise needed to tackle a wide range of substation projects and voltages within the power and renewable industries. 

Substation regulating voltage changes between transmission and distribution systems to bring power to homes and businesses. Substation regulating voltage changes between transmission and distribution systems to bring power to homes and businesses.
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We build effective solutions for our clients that maximize substation performance, reliability, and value. Our experienced team can build modern substation designs and innovative upgrades on large-scale greenfield projects and existing infrastructure.  

Core Expertise
  • Physical Layout and Design through 765 kV
  • Protection and Controls
  • Civil Structural Design
  • Civil Site Services
  • Environmental Planning
  • Major Equipment Specifications and Replacement
  • Grounding and Lightning Studies
  • Battery and Station Service Sizing
  • Permitting
  • Technical Procurement Support
  • Vendor Drawing Validation
  • Technical Construction Support
  • Arrangement Drawings
  • One-Line Diagrams
  • Rigid Bus Calculations
  • Sag-Tension Calculations
  • Panel Layouts
  • Steel Design & Fabrication Details
  • Deep and Shallow Foundations
  • Wiring Design
  • Short Circuit Studies
  • Lightning Protection Design
  • Ground Grid Design
Substation Engineering Projects
12 kV Underground Getaway to Overhead

Client: Confidential
Scope: 12 kV underground substation getaway replacement

Renewable 69/34.5kV Collector Substation

Client: Confidential 
Scope: Greenfield design of 69 kV switchyard and associated 69/34.5 kV collector substation

Alamo Solar Projects 2-7

San Antonio, TX
Client: Blattner Energy; M.A. Mortenson Construction; and OCI Solar Power
Scope: 361 MWac (Phases 2-7) of 400 MWac

Pennsylvania Substation Relocation

Northampton, PA
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: Relocated existing transmission, 20 circuits, 16–230 kV over 4.3 miles

345 kV & 115 kV Article Vll T-Line Design

Rochester, NY
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: 345 kV and 115 kV Article VII transmission line design and construction monitoring.

Utility Greenfield 34.5/12 kV Substation

Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: Conceptual and detailed design of a greenfield 34.5/12.47 kV substation

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