PECO Completes $32M substation in Marcus Hook

USA, Philadelphia: Pennsylvanian utility company PECO recently completed construction of a new $32 million electric distribution substation to support increased demand and future growth in Marcus Hook, Delaware County.

The project incorporated the latest innovations in smart substation technology, including the installation of fibre-optic current transformers and diagnostic systems that process real-time analysis of transformers, circuit breakers and battery systems, reports Business Wire.

Also, thermal imaging is used to identify potential issues before they occur by recording temperature variations within a piece of equipment while in operation.

Source: Business Wire