How a Substation Happens

Authored by: Jim Burke , Anne-Marie Sahazizian

Electric Power Substations Engineering

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439856383
eBook ISBN: 9781439856390
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The construction of new substations and the expansion of existing facilities are commonplace projects in electric utilities. However, due to its complexity, very few utility employees are familiar with the complete process that allows these projects to be successfully completed. This chapter will attempt to highlight the major issues associated with these capital-intensive construction projects and provide a basic understanding of the types of issues that must be addressed during this process.

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