Power Delivery

Substations

Proven Success

Michels Power, Inc. is nationally known for providing all of your station construction and maintenance requirements, including an impressive EHV project resume. Michels has completed hundreds of station projects across the country, from new installations to maintenance and expansions and complex, outage-driven rebuilds.

We deliver all aspects of station construction from civil work through energization, including supply and installation of structural components, raceway and grounding systems, bus, and protection and controls.

Substation building capabilities include:

• Air-insulated substations
• HVDC converter stations
• Reactive compensation
• Civil, grading, and drainage
• Foundations including oil containment, piling, piers, and flatwork
• Structural steel
• Raceways
• Grounding and lightning protection
• Control enclosures
• SCADA systems
• Relays and control upgrades
• Equipment replacement
• High-security fences/walls, and access control
• Testing and commissioning

Our customers depend on our talented and experienced project managers and crew members to give each project the attention and focus it deserves. We pride ourselves in completing projects both safely and correctly, saving you time and money.

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Projects

Michels Power, Inc. worked with an East Coast utility company to transform a 240-acre site on top of a closed coal mine into a 230kV electrical substation. Michels constructed 240 7-inch micropiles with rock sockets and drilled 190 shafts with rock sockets.

Substations

Pennsylvania substation

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania substation

The Raccoon Trail project was an engineer, procure and construct contract that Michels Power, Inc. was responsible for all of the facets of that project.  All equipment with the exception of the 345kV circuit breakers were procured by Michels Power, Inc.

Substations

Raccoon Trail

Iowa

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Raccoon Trail

Michels Power, Inc. performed demolition and construction services for a new 161kV bay, three breaker installations with associated cabling, and other electric equipment installation and wiring.

Substations

Newport Clenera Interconnection

Iowa

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Newport Clenera Interconnection

Michels Power, Inc. was contracted to completely reconstruct an HVDC Substation and AC to DC Converter System to increase grid reliability and reduce power loss.

Substations

Coal Creek and Dickinson

North Dakota and Minnesota

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Coal Creek and Dickinson

Michels Power, Inc. was contracted to expand two substations to accommodate for the increased load required by a Paper Mill and update a substation which was at capacity.

Substations

Substation Load Addition

Washington

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Substation Load Addition

Substations

Windsor OCB Replacement

Connecticut

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Windsor OCB Replacement

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