Substation Services


Performing Reliable Substation Solutions and Automation

Substation Services

PowerTech's engineering staff has designed substations ranging in size from 2.5 MVA to 300 MVA and from 4.16 kV to 230 kV. PowerTech's services include:

  • Site selection
  • Access road route selection
  • Site clearing and grading design
  • Contract preparation
  • Access road clearing and grading design and contract preparation
  • Earth resistivity measurement
  • Equipment specification and evaluation
  • Station layout drawings
  • Construction contract document preparation and evaluation
  • Review shop drawings
  • Construction monitoring
  • Final inspection and start-up services

services during construction

PowerTech's Substation Department staff utilizes AutoCAD or MicroStation software for all construction drawings. PowerTech also maintains computer software to efficiently perform the following services:

  • Load flow and fault analysis
  • Ground grid design
  • Protective device coordination

PowerTech also provides services during construction. These services include resident inspection and observation, periodic routine inspections to verify compliance with specifications as well as start-up services.


SPCC Compliance

PowerTech can assist you in meeting the revised Federal Regulations concerning Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan, 40 CFR Part 112.

Substation Automation

Services include the integration of IEDs, digital meters, interactive touch screen displays, RTUs, and communication interface devices for local and remote computer terminals.