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Australia's ElectraNet Appoints Consultant for Substation Component Replacements

Australia's ElectraNet Appoints Consultant for Substation Component Replacements

Aurecon will provide detailed design services for the replacement of substation assets that have reached the end of their technical and economic life.

ElectraNet has appointed Aurecon to provide consultancy services for its Unit Asset Replacement (UAR) Project to support reliable electricity service delivery to customers.

“Aurecon is excited to work with South Australia’s transmission network service provider on this challenging project,” Aurecon Technical Director David Hawkins said.

Aurecon will provide detailed design services for the replacement of substation assets that have reached the end of their technical and economic life, including circuit breakers, relays and voltage transformers, at 21 sites across South Australia.

The team assembled by Aurecon incorporates specialists in management and varied technical delivery areas with a strong local presence and access to the broader Aurecon transmission and distribution team.

“Our local resources will be supported by specialists from Aurecon’s global resource base to meet the tight timeline for the successful delivery of this project,” David said.

“Aurecon’s management, systems and tailored team will deliver to the tight schedule with quality and safety fundamental to our processes.”

“We adopt a ‘design for construction’ approach, where design works are specifically engineered so that they can be safely and efficiently constructed,” David said.

This project furthers the partnership between Aurecon and SA Power Networks where Aurecon’s team is enhanced with specialist skills, knowledge from SA Power Networks’ engineering team for its successful delivery.

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