Substations

Substation Load Addition

Substation Load Addition

Scope

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.

At one of the substations, Michels Power added a new 230-69kV bay by installing a 230-69kV 150 MVA transformer and tying into the existing 230kV bus. Crews also replaced one of the existing 60 MVA 230-69kV transformer with a new 150 MVA transformer, demolished the second existing 230-69kV 60 MVA transformer bay, and replaced the existing 230kV bus switches.

At the other substation, Michels Power added a new bay to the substation within the Paper Mill, installed a new 69-12.47kV transformer, and paved the entire yard to prevent sawdust buildup which could create an electrical hazard.

  • 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.

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

Substations

Windsor OCB Replacement

Connecticut

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Windsor OCB Replacement

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