Tag: substation upgrade

BC Hydro investing $1.8B a year into the power network

Canada, British Columbia: The Winsor Substation in Elko, British Columbia will receive its first substantial upgrade since it was initially built in 1970, as part of BC Hydro’s 10-year investment plan for the upgrade of the province’s distribution and transmission system.

SoCal Ed plans $561M Los Angeles basin substation upgrade

USA, California: Southern California Edison (SoCal Ed) is proposing to upgrade an existing Mesa substation in the Los Angeles Basin to 500 kV to help make up for the retirement of the 2,250 MW San Onofre nuclear plant and planned shutdowns of power plants that use ocean water for cooling.

ABB to perform substation upgrade in Western Australia

Australia, Western Australia: ABB has won a multi-million dollar contract to provide a substation upgrade solution for a new power station being constructed by TransAlta in South Hedland, Western Australia.

JCP&L to spend $13M on substation upgrades

USA, New Jersey: A FirstEnergy Company Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend a total of $267 million in 2015 on electrical and transmission system enhancement projects in its New Jersey service area.

Nucla Substation to spruce up with two new power transformers

USA, Colorado: The Nucla Substation in Montrose County, Colorado, will be upgraded by San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) as part of the West End Reliability Project designed to boost the reliability of the grid in the west end of Montrose County.

Tucuman obtains a revamped substation

Argentine, Tucuman: After a $1.5 million investment into substation expansion project, a new transformer substation will be opened today in the province of Tucuman.