Substations and Switchyards

Market Segment Overview

Saulsbury brings extensive experience helping heavy industrial, energy, and power clients fully utilize the resources that form their business interests. Our capabilities include:

  • Engineering and Design of all disciplines including electrical, instrumentation, controls, civil, structural, mechanical, and process
  • High and Medium Voltage Substations and Switchyards
  • High/Medium/Low Voltage Power Distribution Systems
  • Existing Substation Additions or Upgrades
  • Microgrids
  • PLC/RIO Enclosure Design
  • Protective Relaying and Coordination
  • Power Management Systems
  • Substation Controls and Integration
  • SCADA Systems
  • AC and DC UPS Systems
  • Underground Power Duct Banks
  • Grounding Systems
  • Conduit and Cable Systems
  • Metering and Instrumentation
  • Site Work and Access Roads
  • Integration of 3rd Party Technology Packages
  • Procurement Support
  • Layout Design and Optimization
  • DCS / PLC (Control Systems) Engineering: Design and Installations 
  • Construction – Civil, Structural, Mechanical/Piping, Equipment Setting, Electrical, Instrumentation, Scaffolding, Insulation, and Painting
  • Piping and Steel Fabrication
  • Commissioning and Start-up Services
  • Maintenance and Asset Integrity

We manage the process from beginning to end and provide schedule optimization and cost efficiencies with a single-point-of-contact approach to each client – a service that sets us apart from our competitors.

Phoenix, Arizona

  • Construction and installation of a 500-kV, 1,800-MVA substation
    • Three HVB 500-kV dead tank breakers
    • 11 – 230-kV Alstom breakers
    • Eight Alstom 500-kV switches
    • 26 – Southern State 230-kV center break switches

Odessa, Texas

  • Installation of a 345-kV switchyard
    • Six 345-kV dead tank breakers
    • 14 – 345-kV switches

Dell, Arkansas

  • Installation of a 500-kV switchyard
    • One 500-kV dead tank breaker
    • Five 500-kV switches

Gila Bend, Arizona

  • Construction and installation of a 500-kV switchyard
    • One 300-MVA 500-kV to 230-kV transformer and foundation work
    • 23 – 500-kV dead tank breakers
    • 61 – 500-kV Southern State switches
    • Three 230-kV Southern State switches

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