Substation Design

Substation Design

Substation Design

We work on thousands of projects small to large, from 2.4 kV distribution substations to 765 kV bulk transmission facilities. Our substation design services are many and varied, from site layout for grading and drainage to commissioning services to applications of owner standards, computer designs, prefabricated buildings and packaged control houses stations. We can do it all. We’ll provide the engineer/procure/construct (EPC) services. You can sit back and trust the project will be completed on time, on budget and without complication.

This service was applied to the following solution(s):

Relocation of NIPSCo Electric Transmission Lines for Airport Expansion

Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority (“the Airport”) was required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to obtain additional airspace in their runway approach corridor for runway expansion. This necessitated relocation of…

Recloser Upgrade Program

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. was hired by Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) to provide engineering design services for the replacement of 206 obsolete oil and vacuum reclosers. The program was…

Northeast Reliability Interconnect

This project began as the 84-mile-long second 345 kV tie to New Brunswick stretching from Orrington Substation near Orrington, Maine, to an interconnection with New Brunswick Power at a point…

We are committed, both as a firm, and as individuals to influencing and shaping the secure energy future.

Gary Bernstein, P.E.
Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

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