SLC Area Substations and Transmission Lines

PSE engineered and provided construction management support for a complete power distribution system comprised of 28 facilities along the Wasatch front in Northern Utah and into Wyoming, including several 138kV/34.5kV substations. Design of the facilities included transformers, switchgear, controls, and primary protection. PSE provided procurement of fittings, cable, fuses, transformers, and switchgear, and provided construction management support throughout the project.

Multidiscipline consulting services used:

Controls Engineering:

  • PLC relay control systems

Electrical Engineering:

  • 138 kV/34.5 kV substation design
  • Upgrades to existing substations
  • Relay protection
  • Switchgear design
  • Grounding grid design
  • Single-line diagrams
  • Schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Specifications for transformer testing

Structural Engineering:

  • Steel transmission line towers
  • Substation structural support frames

Civil Engineering:

  • General arrangement (GA) drawings
  • Site grading and drainage analyses
  • Electrical equipment foundations

Construction Phase:

  • Specifications and requisitions for procurement
  • Construction management support