ECE offers engineering services related to the design and project management for new construction or modification of existing distribution substations, transmission breaker stations and step-down stations. We have worked with stations of voltages of 230kV and under.  We offer the following services with respect to Substation design:

  • Design the station to fit your facility requirements
  • Prepare and Submit an Environmental Report, if required
  • Prepare contract documents, including necessary RUS forms
  • Specify and procure materials and equipment (see below)
  • Coordinate the bidding process for station materials and equipment, and erection of the station
  • Conduct site inspections during construction
  • Prepare closeout documents

ECE provides siting services for Power Utility Clients including but not limited to:

  • Environmental reports/permitting to satisfy the requirements of Federal, State and Local Governments
  • Feasibility studies for proposed routes of transmission and distribution lines
  • Engineering surveys to map topography for transmission line routes and substation sites
  • Locate substation site
  • Visual impact analysis to illustrate the visual impact of a transmission or distribution line
  • Conduct Wetland delineation with the help and oversight of experienced environmental consultants
  • Site and soil inspection to ensure proper placement of substations and transmission lines

ECE can facilitate the specification and procurement of station materials and equipment. ECE has extensive experience in working with an array of industry suppliers and manufacturers for the following equipment:

  • Power Transformers
  • Circuit Switchers
  • Transmission Circuit Breakers
  • Distribution Voltage Regulators
  • Circuit Reclosers
  • Distribution Circuit Breakers
  • Station Batteries
  • Protection & Coordination Equipment and Controls
  • Metering Equipment
  • Control Buildings

We can specify and prepare contract documents as well as evaluate quotations on materials and equipment.  Once the materials and equipment are ordered, we can work with the suppliers to ensure that you receive the exact equipment to meet your needs.

ECE also offers substation services in providing SPCC plans for step-down stations, breaker stations and substations.  SPCC plans are required for all utility facilities and must remain current.

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