Substation Design

RLC engineers assist clients in navigating from the conceptual stage into the preliminary stage, followed by the detail design stages to include final design as well as through material procurement, construction and final commissioning. We perform detailed project designs, develop material purchasing and construction service specifications, and produce designs for transmission, distribution and auxiliary systems. RLC’s substation design services include:

  • Substation rebuild design (modifications, additions and upgrades to existing substations) and new substation design
  • Coordination of interconnection applications
  • System and facility studies, review and planning
  • Site selection, planning and permitting
  • Environmental Services and Geotechnical Studies Management
  • Electrical, Civil and Structural Design
  • Transmission system interconnection requirements
  • Construction Management and Inspection
  • Testing and Commissioning
  • Project record as-built coordination

Software Applications

  • Windows Based Integrated Grounding System Design (WinIGS)
  • Visual Lighting
  • RISA-3D
  • RISA Foundation
  • RISA Foot
  • Hilti PROFIS

Arc Flash

Our engineers have expertise in arc flash hazard analysis (AFHA) and are skilled in identifying hazards, estimating the potential for injury, and determining what protective measures are required.

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Questions about Substation Design?

Contact Phil Nadeau, PMP, PE

207-621-1077, x180