Proper design, construction and maintenance of our substations and the equipment contained within allows utilities to transport and delivery power at lowest reasonable costs.


Structures elevated above the design flood elevation can provide additional resilience during extreme events.

Is My Substation Ready for the Next Extreme Event?

Oct. 23, 2023
Alternative design standards and guidelines can give utilities the guidance they need to improve substation resilience.
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Mitigating The Risk Of Substation Security With Touchless Monitoring Solutions

Feb. 1, 2023
Critical infrastructure, such as power generating facilities, high voltage transmission lines, and utility substations present attractive targets for vandals and other malicious...
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East Java digital substation. Courtesy of Hitachi Energy.

Creating Competitive Infrastructure

Nov. 3, 2022
Future proofing the power delivery system requires flexible components.
Electric Utility Operations

Duquesne Light Company Unveils New Substation in Oakland

Feb. 14, 2022
The substation will play an important role in enhancing service reliability and resiliency in the community.
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Ohio Edison Completes Power System Upgrades in Northern Stark County

Feb. 9, 2022
Upgrades will benefit nearly 5000 customers in the Alliance area.
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OG&E Receives $50 Million Federal Grant To Strengthen Electric Grid Of Oklahoma

Oct. 30, 2023
The federal grant will help build an adaptable grid project to provide grid automation to 92 circuits and 26 substations for about 90,000 OG&E customers.
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U.S. DOE Awards $5.8 Million To FPUA To Increase Power Grid Resiliency

Oct. 26, 2023
FPUA projects will help reduce impacts on the grid caused by unexpected outages, extreme weather, and natural disasters.
GSU lease transformer. Courtesy of Siemens Energy.
GSU lease transformer.

Fast-Tracking Transformer Replacement

Oct. 24, 2023
Prolonged heatwaves and record breaking high temperatures are stressing the power grid’s most critical elements.
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Point-to-Point Digital Secondary System Design for a Transmission Substation: Part 2

Oct. 23, 2023
Duke Energy is evaluating the use of a point to point digital secondary system to reduce the amount of copper utilized in traditional substation protection designs.