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  1. World Renewable Energy Network WREN | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Renewable Energy Network WREN Jump to: navigation, search Name: World Renewable Energy Network (WREN) Place: Brighton, United Kingdom Zip: BN2 1YH Sector: Renewable Energy Product:...

  2. Inter substation data communications

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    Lukas, M.R.

    1996-10-01

    The paper briefly describes the scada system operated by ComEd for substation communications. This system has proven a reliable means for monitor and control of the generation, transmission, and distribution system. An attempt to automate stand-alone substation functions into the RTU has had limited success. An automated substation capacitor control algorithm was incorporated into a PC. The PC directly interfaced with the RTU through the serial port for analog monitoring and control of the capacitor banks. There were no further enhancements or development of other control algorithms with the PC. The paper discusses the power system data evolution, the proposed design improvements, and implementation concerns.

  3. Substation grounding programs

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    Meliopoulos, A.P.S. . Electric Power Lab.)

    1992-05-01

    This document is a users manual and applications guide for the software package SGA. This package comprises four computer programs, namely SOMIP, SMECC, SGSYS, and TGRND. The first three programs are analysis models which are to be used in the design process of substation grounding systems. The fourth program, TGRND, is an analysis program for determining the transient response of a grounding system. This report, Volume 5, is an applications guide of the three computer programs. SOMIP, SMECC, and SGSYS, for the purpose of designing a safe substation grounding system. The applications guide utilizes four example substation grounding systems for the purpose of illustrating the application of the programs, SOMIP, SMECC, and SGSYS. The examples are based on data provided by four contributing utilities, namely, Houston Lighting and Power Company, Southern Company Services, Puget Sound Power and Light Company, and Arizona Public Service Company. For the purpose of illustrating specific capabilities of the computer programs, the data have been modified. As a result, the final designs of the four systems do not necessarily represent actual grounding system designs by these utilities. The example system 1 is a 138 kV/35 kV distribution substation. The example system 2 is a medium size 230 kV/115 kV transmission substation. The third example system is a generation substation while the last is a large 525 kV/345 kV/230 kV transmission substation. The four examples cover most of the practical problems that a user may encounter in the design of substation grounding systems.

  4. TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; POWER SUBSTATIONS; CAPITALIZED...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    AND DISTRIBUTION; POWER SUBSTATIONS; CAPITALIZED COST; CALCULATION METHODS; PLANNING; COST ESTIMATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS The displacement or deferral of substation...

  5. Proceedings: Substation equipment diagnostics conference

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    Lyons, K.L.

    1994-07-01

    This Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference held November 3--5, 1993, in New Orleans, Louisiana, reviewed the status of EPRI research on transmission substation diagnostics as well as that of universities, manufacturers, testing organizations, and other researchers. The papers presented were organized under four categories of diagnostics: Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Other Substation Equipment, and Diagnostic Systems.

  6. Substation automation problems and possibilities

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    Smith, H.L.

    1996-10-01

    The evolutionary growth in the use and application of microprocessors in substations has brought the industry to the point of considering integrated substation protection, control, and monitoring systems. An integrated system holds the promise of greatly reducing the design, documentation, and implementation cost for the substation control, protection, and monitoring systems. This article examines the technical development path and the present implementation problems.

  7. Substation asset management study

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    Conroy, M.W.; Conidi, J.

    1996-03-01

    This paper will present an overview of our recent findings in the area of substation asset management and will describe how several utilities, in response to the issues listed above, are re-examining their present maintenance practices in search of more cost-effective programs.

  8. Gas-insulated substations

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    Reason, J.

    1993-09-01

    Utilities serving urban areas can no longer take the position that gas-insulated substations (GIS) are costly and unreliable. The only part of a GIS installation that's more costly than an air-insulated station is the equipment itself. Everything else - land, site preparation, maintenance, operation, etc - is less costly. And in more and more cases, land - the most expensive component - is simply not available.

  9. PUREX new substation ATR

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    Nelson, D.E.

    1997-05-12

    This document is the acceptance test report (ATR) for the New PUREX Main and Minisubstations. It covers the factory and vendor acceptance and commissioning test reports. Reports are presented for the Main 5 kV substation building, the building fire system, switchgear, and vacuum breaker; the minisubstation control building and switch gear; commissioning test; electrical system and loads inspection; electrical utilities transformer and cable; and relay setting changes based on operational experience.

  10. Annual Research Portfolio 2013 Transmission and Substations

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Transmission & Substations Area Overhead Transmission Lines (P35) Underground Transmission Lines (P36) HVDC (P162) Substations (P37) Asset Related Research 3 2013 Electric Power ...

  11. Substation automation gains momentum with modern options

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    Beaty, W.

    1996-12-01

    This paper discusses issues associated with utility substation automation. Monitoring equipment for monitoring power flow, quality, and harmonics for three substations simultaneously is described.

  12. Substation alarm multiplexing system (SAMS)

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    ElBadaly, H.; Gaughan, J.; Ward, G.; Amengual, S.

    1996-03-01

    This paper describes an on going R&D project to develop, design, install, and assess the field performance of an advanced substation alarm system. SAMS provides a highly fault-tolerant system for the reporting of equipment alarms. SAMS separates and identifies each of the multiple alarm contacts, transmits an alarm condition over existing substation two-wire system, and displays the alarm source, and its associated technical information, on a touch-screen monitor inside the substation control room, and a remote central location and on a hand held terminal which may be carried anywhere within the substation. SAMS is currently installed at the Sherman Creek substation in the Bronx for the purpose of a three month field evaluation.

  13. Scoping study: Substation design workstation

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    Mauser, S.F. ); Conroy, M.W. ); Singh, N.M. )

    1993-03-01

    This project conducted a survey, consisting of a written questionaire, a workshop, and site visits to determine what facets of substation engineering would benefit from incorporation into a workstation environment. Based on the needs expressed by the respondents, a program for the staged development of a Substation Workstation is recommended. Six analytical function modules for assisting in substation engineering were identified for potential inclusion in the workstation: Initial Planning Activities; Physical Plant Design; Analytical Functions; Civil/Structural Design; Environmental Design; and Project Management. The initial release of the Substation Workstation is recommended to include the workstation environment (including MENTOR -- a concept for on-line help, tutorials, notepad, a minor spreadsheet, and interfaces to other regular desktop functions) and portions of the first three functional modules listed above. Recommendations for progress beyond this first release of the workstation included the development of additional capabilities within the initial functional modules, as well as the development of the remaining modules. An overlap exists between the analytical requirements for this workstation and those already included in the EPRI TLWorkstation and the ICWorkstation. In some cases, elements of these other workstations are also suggested for incorporation into the Substation Workstation (such as the foundation analyses from the TLWorkstation), and in others, an assimilation of the other workstation into the Substation Workstation is recommended (as with the ICWorkstation). Estimated resources for implementing the recommended program, including both costs and development time, are also provided.

  14. Electric power substation capital costs

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    Dagle, J.E.; Brown, D.R.

    1997-12-01

    The displacement or deferral of substation equipment is a key benefit associated with several technologies that are being developed with the support of the US Department of Energy`s Office of Utility Technologies. This could occur, for example, as a result of installing a distributed generating resource within an electricity distribution system. The objective of this study was to develop a model for preparing preliminary estimates of substation capital costs based on rudimentary conceptual design information. The model is intended to be used by energy systems analysts who need ``ballpark`` substation cost estimates to help establish the value of advanced utility technologies that result in the deferral or displacement of substation equipment. This cost-estimating model requires only minimal inputs. More detailed cost-estimating approaches are recommended when more detailed design information is available. The model was developed by collecting and evaluating approximately 20 sets of substation design and cost data from about 10 US sources, including federal power marketing agencies and private and public electric utilities. The model is principally based on data provided by one of these sources. Estimates prepared with the model were compared with estimated and actual costs for the data sets received from the other utilities. In general, good agreement (for conceptual level estimating) was found between estimates prepared with the cost-estimating model and those prepared by the individual utilities. Thus, the model was judged to be adequate for making preliminary estimates of typical substation costs for US utilities.

  15. Ashland Area Support Substation Project

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    Not Available

    1992-06-01

    The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) provides wholesale electric service to the City of Ashland (the City) by transferring power over Pacific Power Light Company's (PP L) 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission lines and through PP L's Ashland and Oak Knoll Substations. The City distributes power over a 12.5-kV system which is heavily loaded during winter peak periods and which has reached the limit of its ability to serve peak loads in a reliable manner. Peak loads under normal winter conditions have exceeded the ratings of the transformers at both the Ashland and Oak Knoll Substations. In 1989, the City modified its distribution system at the request of PP L to allow transfer of three megawatts (MW's) of electric power from the overloaded Ashland Substation to the Oak Knoll Substation. In cooperation with PP L, BPA installed a temporary 6-8 megavolt-amp (MVA) 115-12.5-kV transformer for this purpose. This additional transformer, however, is only a temporary remedy. BPA needs to provide additional, reliable long-term service to the Ashland area through additional transformation in order to keep similar power failures from occurring during upcoming winters in the Ashland area. The temporary installation of another 20-MVA mobile transformer at the Ashland Substation and additional load curtailment are currently being studied to provide for sustained electrical service by the peak winter period 1992. Two overall electrical plans-of-service are described and evaluated in this report. One of them is proposed for action. Within that proposed plan-of-service are location options for the substation. Note that descriptions of actions that may be taken by the City of Ashland are based on information provided by them.

  16. Proceedings: Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference IX

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    2001-09-01

    Advanced monitoring and diagnostic sensors and systems are needed to provide reliable and accurate information for determining the condition of major transmission substation equipment. The ninth EPRI Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference highlighted the work of researchers, universities, manufacturers, and utilities in producing advanced monitoring and diagnostic equipment for substations.

  17. Proceedings: Tenth EPRI Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference

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    2002-06-01

    Advanced monitoring and diagnostic sensors and systems are needed to provide reliable and accurate information for determining the condition of major transmission substation equipment. The tenth EPRI Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference highlighted the work of researchers, universities, manufacturers, and utilities in producing advanced monitoring and diagnostic equipment for substations.

  18. Proceedings: Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference VIII

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    2000-06-01

    Advanced monitoring and diagnostic sensors and systems are needed to provide reliable and accurate information for determining the condition of major transmission substation equipment. The eighth EPRI Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference highlighted the work of researchers, universities, manufacturers, and utilities in producing advanced monitoring and diagnostic equipment for substations.

  19. MOV surge arresters: improved substation equipment protection

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    Niebuhr, W.D.

    1985-07-01

    The introduction of metal-oxide-varistor (MOV) surge arresters has added a new dimension to substation equipment protection. Through the optimal use of these arresters, it is possible to lower surge arrester ratings and thereby improve protective margins, resulting in a possible reduction of the insulation levels (BIL) of substation equipment. This reduction in BIL can lead to a significant reduction in the cost of substation equipment. General methods are delineated for selecting MOV surge arresters for substation protection and the resulting effect on substation equipment insulation levels.

  20. Wolf Point Substation, Roosevelt County, Montana

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    Not Available

    1991-05-01

    The Western Area Power Administration (Western), an agency of the United States Department of Energy, is proposing to construct the 115-kV Wolf Point Substation near Wolf Point in Roosevelt County, Montana (Figure 1). As part of the construction project, Western's existing Wolf Point Substation would be taken out of service. The existing 115-kV Wolf Point Substation is located approximately 3 miles west of Wolf Point, Montana (Figure 2). The substation was constructed in 1949. The existing Wolf Point Substation serves as a Switching Station'' for the 115-kV transmission in the region. The need for substation improvements is based on operational and reliability issues. For this environmental assessment (EA), the environmental review of the proposed project took into account the removal of the old Wolf Point Substation, rerouting of the five Western lines and four lines from the Cooperatives and Montana-Dakota Utilities Company, and the new road into the proposed substation. Reference to the new proposed Wolf Point Substation in the EA includes these facilities as well as the old substation site. The environmental review looked at the impacts to all resource areas in the Wolf Point area. 7 refs., 6 figs.

  1. Annual Research Portfolio 2013 Transmission and Substations

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Ord Transmission & Substations New Components & Materials Research Roadmap 2 © 2013 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. Transmission & Substations Area Overhead Transmission Lines (P35) Underground Transmission Lines (P36) HVDC (P162) Substations (P37) Asset Related Research 3 © 2013 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. EPRI's Mission Advancing safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible electricity for society through

  2. Electric power substation capital costs (Technical Report) |...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... Subject: 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; POWER SUBSTATIONS; CAPITALIZED COST; CALCULATION METHODS; PLANNING; COST ESTIMATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS Word Cloud More Like This ...

  3. Supervisory Transmission Lines and Substation Maintenance Manager

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    (See Frequently Asked Questions for more information). Where would I be working? Western Area Power Administration Desert Southwest Region Transmission Lines and Substation Maintenance (G5200) 615...

  4. Substation evaluation using Diagnostic Logic System (DIALOG)

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    Andre, W.L.

    1989-08-01

    This project investigated the feasibility of applying a Diagnostic Logic System (DIAGLOG) to evaluate substation operation. The purpose was to see if a determination can be made as to whether the equipment in a substation operated correctly or not when an operating event occurred. The work was directed toward modifying an already proven diagnostic system to create a simplified procedure for describing the operation of substation equipment. Special operating tables or modules of logic were identified for describing relay and breaker operations. The resulting model composed of all the modules connected together is used to evaluate the actual observations available at the substation, and to compare them with what the substation should have produced. The report covers the diagnostic approach used, information on how to construct the modules and examples of diagnosis. Also covered are discussions on the special features of substations that offer a challenge to performing diagnostics. Included in the report are the results of modeling a typical substation and several notes are provided along with an initial library of typical modules which were developed in modeling one of the substations belonging to the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. This substation served as a feasibility demonstrator. 15 figs.

  5. Benefits of Using Mobile Transformers and Mobile Substations...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    substations (MTS) to rapidly restore electrical service to areas subjected to blackouts ... SUBSTATIONS FOR RAPIDLY RESTORING ELECTRICAL SERVICE: A REPORT TO THE UNITED STATES ...

  6. National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Technical Report: National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report Citation Details In-Document Search Title: National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation ...

  7. A complete and normalized 61850 substation (Smart Grid Project...

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    as a means to improve the design, maintenance and operation of the substation automation systems. Design a standard substation considering the existing and new solutions...

  8. National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report...

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    National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report Citation Details In-Document Search Title: National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report You ...

  9. Substation automation -- a ``bottoms up`` approach

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    Thomas, J.

    1996-10-01

    The proliferation of multi-purpose intelligent electronic devices in substations brought the availability of abundant and often overlapping data at the substation. This data can be used for improving the operation and maintenance of the substations and the entire power system. The objective of substation automation is to use technology to gather, consolidate and utilize this data for increasing the efficiency of power system operation and maintenance. Often automation functions are developed and offered around the capabilities of the preferred hardware and software of the integrator. Emphasis is placed on hardware, software and communication protocols rather than need, methodology and application. This can result in over-automation with complex, expensive and ineffective systems, or under-automation that fails to achieve the user`s objectives. The objective is to select appropriate hardware, software and methodology to build the most cost effective system to get the desired results. This paper describes steps to ensure the successful implementation of substation automation.

  10. High voltage electric substation performance in earthquakes

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    Eidinger, J.; Ostrom, D.; Matsuda, E.

    1995-12-31

    This paper examines the performance of several types of high voltage substation equipment in past earthquakes. Damage data is provided in chart form. This data is then developed into a tool for estimating the performance of a substation subjected to an earthquake. First, suggests are made about the development of equipment class fragility curves that represent the expected earthquake performance of different voltages and types of equipment. Second, suggestions are made about how damage to individual pieces of equipment at a substation likely affects the post-earthquake performance of the substation as a whole. Finally, estimates are provided as to how quickly a substation, at various levels of damage, can be restored to operational service after the earthquake.

  11. CX-009708: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    FY13 Environmental Drainage Upgrades at Bonneville Power Administration’s Clatsop, Garrison, Lexington, Mapleton, Ovando, Pearl, and Wren Substations CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 12/03/2012 Location(s): Oregon, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. Earth resistivity measurement near substation ground grids

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    Lodwig, S.G.; Mateja, S.A.

    1996-11-01

    Proper substation grounding grid design requires good, accurate soil resistivity measurements. This data is essential to model the substation ground grid to design a safe ground grid with a satisfactory ground grid resistance at minimum cost. For substations with several decades of service, there is some concern that a grid may have deteriorated, been damaged during equipment installation or excavation, or that initial soil resistivity measurements were lost or may not have been correctly performed. Ground grid conductors change the substation surface voltage distribution. Any voltage measurements taken at the complete substation will also vary from the tests made without conductors present. During testing, current was injected in the soil by probes placed near the ground grid. The current tends to follow the ground grid conductors since copper is a far better conductor than the soil it is placed in. Resistance readings near grids will be lower than readings in undisturbed soil. Since computer models were unavailable for many years, analyzing the effect of the grid conductors on soil resistivity measurements was very difficult. As a result, soil resistivity measurements made close to substations were of little use to the engineer unless some means of correcting the measured values could be developed. This paper will present results of soil resistivity measurements near a substation ground grid before and after a ground grid has been installed and describes a means of calculating the undisturbed soil model.

  13. Proceedings: Substation equipment diagnostics conference 6

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    Traub, T.P.

    1998-09-01

    Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference 6 was held to assemble, assess and communicate information on the latest diagnostic techniques, test devices, and systems for substation equipment. It focused on the latest in diagnostic equipment and techniques being developed by EPRI and others in research programs, as well as the equipment and programs now available and in service by electric utilities. The conference brought together the views of researchers, manufacturers and users. The papers presented were organized under three categories: Transformers, Circuit Breakers and Other Substation Equipment, and Communications/Data Management/System Integration. Exhibit booths were provided for attendees to obtain detailed information about vendor products or services.

  14. Safe substation grounding. Part II

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    Sverak, J.A.; Benson, R.V.; Dick, W.K.; Dodds, T.H.; Garret, D.C.; Idzkowski, J.E.; Keil, R.P.; Patel, S.A.

    1982-10-01

    Once the safe voltage limits for step and touch are determined, the design of a grounding system can be initiated. The criteria for determining these limits were already defined in Part I. This paper sets forth the fundamental aspects of a grounding design which are common to all substations and shows the differences between conventional and gas-insulated equipment installations. Other topics include: Characteristics of a combined grid - rod system, a general formula and tables for sizing of conductors and joints and methods for calculation of a ground resistance. Potentials of GIS enclosures during fault conditions, properties of concrete-encased electrodes and the use of bentonite are also discussed. The presented material of Part II is a preliminary version of updated information, proposed to replace Sections 7 - 12 of IEEE Std. 80/1976. Paragraphs 6.3 and 6.4 complement Section 6 of Part I, presented in the first report (Paper 80 SM 652-8).

  15. Electrician - Foreman II (Transmission Lines & Substations) ...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Region Transmission Lines and Substation Maintenance (G5200) 615 S. 43rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85009 Duty Location is Page, AZ Find out more about living conditions at this...

  16. Experimental adoption of RCM in EDF substations

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    Heroin, G.; Aupied, J.; Sanchis, G.

    1996-08-01

    EDF, after testing Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) on systems used in nuclear power plants, has now successfully extended RCM to all of its nuclear power plants. In the light of this experience, EDF has committed itself to a pilot study on a line bay of a 400 kV substation in 1992. The RCM method as applied benefited from EDF`s policy of maintenance, introduced five years ago on all substations, which has enhanced prospects of reliability. The original feature in the selection of maintenance tasks was that it brought into play two criteria for failure assessment - frequency and seriousness - and two criteria for maintenance task selection - efficiency and facility. The final outcome of RCM as applied to substation maintenance is to categorize maintenance tasks into: (1) essential maintenance tasks, (2) optional tasks, depending on the type and location of the substation, as well as on factors relating to local management of maintenance policy, and (3) unnecessary tasks.

  17. Gas insulated substation equipment for industrial applications

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    Kenedy, J.J.

    1984-11-01

    Until recently the only available method for construction of high voltage systems was to use exposed air insulated equipment supported on porcelain columns. The past decade has witnessed the introduction and wide acceptance of compressed gas insulated equipment as a viable alternative to the conventional substation system. The characteristics of gas insulated substations (GIS) and their application for industrial use at service voltages at 69 kV and above are discussed.

  18. Substation grounding programs. Volume 5, Applications manual

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    Meliopoulos, A.P.S.

    1992-05-01

    This document is a users manual and applications guide for the software package SGA. This package comprises four computer programs, namely SOMIP, SMECC, SGSYS, and TGRND. The first three programs are analysis models which are to be used in the design process of substation grounding systems. The fourth program, TGRND, is an analysis program for determining the transient response of a grounding system. This report, Volume 5, is an applications guide of the three computer programs. SOMIP, SMECC, and SGSYS, for the purpose of designing a safe substation grounding system. The applications guide utilizes four example substation grounding systems for the purpose of illustrating the application of the programs, SOMIP, SMECC, and SGSYS. The examples are based on data provided by four contributing utilities, namely, Houston Lighting and Power Company, Southern Company Services, Puget Sound Power and Light Company, and Arizona Public Service Company. For the purpose of illustrating specific capabilities of the computer programs, the data have been modified. As a result, the final designs of the four systems do not necessarily represent actual grounding system designs by these utilities. The example system 1 is a 138 kV/35 kV distribution substation. The example system 2 is a medium size 230 kV/115 kV transmission substation. The third example system is a generation substation while the last is a large 525 kV/345 kV/230 kV transmission substation. The four examples cover most of the practical problems that a user may encounter in the design of substation grounding systems.

  19. Scoping study: Substation design workstation. Final report

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    Mauser, S.F.; Conroy, M.W.; Singh, N.M.

    1993-03-01

    This project conducted a survey, consisting of a written questionaire, a workshop, and site visits to determine what facets of substation engineering would benefit from incorporation into a workstation environment. Based on the needs expressed by the respondents, a program for the staged development of a Substation Workstation is recommended. Six analytical function modules for assisting in substation engineering were identified for potential inclusion in the workstation: Initial Planning Activities; Physical Plant Design; Analytical Functions; Civil/Structural Design; Environmental Design; and Project Management. The initial release of the Substation Workstation is recommended to include the workstation environment (including MENTOR -- a concept for on-line help, tutorials, notepad, a minor spreadsheet, and interfaces to other regular desktop functions) and portions of the first three functional modules listed above. Recommendations for progress beyond this first release of the workstation included the development of additional capabilities within the initial functional modules, as well as the development of the remaining modules. An overlap exists between the analytical requirements for this workstation and those already included in the EPRI TLWorkstation and the ICWorkstation. In some cases, elements of these other workstations are also suggested for incorporation into the Substation Workstation (such as the foundation analyses from the TLWorkstation), and in others, an assimilation of the other workstation into the Substation Workstation is recommended (as with the ICWorkstation). Estimated resources for implementing the recommended program, including both costs and development time, are also provided.

  20. The implementation of substation automation coordinated with numerical protection relaying

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    Welie, G. van; Carolin, T.

    1994-12-31

    During 1987 Eskom embarked on a process of defining user requirements in the area of substation control. This ultimately resulted in a project being established for the procurement and development of a new generation of substation control equipment. At the same time it was decided to establish a new generation of protection schemes for transmission substations, based on numerical protection relays. From the outset, a high degree of coordination was planned between the substation control and protection equipment. Development contracts were placed with suppliers during late 1990 for the protection schemes and during early 1991 for the substation control equipment. These contracts are nearing completion and the first large installations will commence during 1994. The Transmission Group has committed to employing this new technology in all new substations and all substations to be refurbished. This paper discusses the concept of coordinated substation control and protection and gives insight into implementation issues and functional compromises which had to be made to meet project deadlines.

  1. Planning substation capacity under the single-contingency scenario

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    Leung, L.C.; Khator, S.K.; Schnepp, J.C.

    1995-08-01

    Florida Power and Light (FPL) adopts the single contingency emergency policy for its planning of substation capacity. This paper provides an approach to determine the maximum load which a substation can take on under such a policy. The approach consists of two LP models which determine: (1) the maximum substation load capacity, and (2) the reallocation of load when a substation`s demand cannot be met. Both models are formulated under the single-contingency scenario, an issue which had received little attention in the literature. Not only does the explicit treatment of the scenario provide an exact measure of a substation`s load limit, it also raises several important issues which previous works omit. These two models have been applied to the substation network of the Fort Myers District of the State of Florida.

  2. Ashland Area Support Substation Project : Environmental Assessment.

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    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    1992-06-01

    The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) provides wholesale electric service to the City of Ashland (the City) by transferring power over Pacific Power & Light Company`s (PP&L) 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission lines and through PP&L`s Ashland and Oak Knoll Substations. The City distributes power over a 12.5-kV system which is heavily loaded during winter peak periods and which has reached the limit of its ability to serve peak loads in a reliable manner. Peak loads under normal winter conditions have exceeded the ratings of the transformers at both the Ashland and Oak Knoll Substations. In 1989, the City modified its distribution system at the request of PP&L to allow transfer of three megawatts (MW`s) of electric power from the overloaded Ashland Substation to the Oak Knoll Substation. In cooperation with PP&L, BPA installed a temporary 6-8 megavolt-amp (MVA) 115-12.5-kV transformer for this purpose. This additional transformer, however, is only a temporary remedy. BPA needs to provide additional, reliable long-term service to the Ashland area through additional transformation in order to keep similar power failures from occurring during upcoming winters in the Ashland area. The temporary installation of another 20-MVA mobile transformer at the Ashland Substation and additional load curtailment are currently being studied to provide for sustained electrical service by the peak winter period 1992. Two overall electrical plans-of-service are described and evaluated in this report. One of them is proposed for action. Within that proposed plan-of-service are location options for the substation. Note that descriptions of actions that may be taken by the City of Ashland are based on information provided by them.

  3. Environment and protection of a gas-insulated substation

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    Koepfinger, J.L.; Lauth, W.C.

    1980-01-01

    Unlike a conventional open-air designed substation, the environment of a gas-insulated substation (GIS) is under the control of the designer and operator. This is a feature that can be utilized by the protection engineer to develop a protective scheme for the substation. A discussion is provided to develop a fault anticipation protection scheme.

  4. Proceedings: Substation equipment diagnostics conference III. Proceedings

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-03-01

    This Substation Equipment Diagnostics Conference III was held to review the status of transmission substation diagnostics by EPRI, as well as that of the universities, manufacturers, testing organizations, and other researchers. The papers presented were organized under three categories of diagnostics: Transformers, Miscellaneous Equipment, and Systems. A reception on the evening of the first day of the Conference provided an opportunity for the researchers, utilities and manufacturers to display their equipment for the attendees. Separate abstracts have been indexed into the database for articles from this conference.

  5. Utility programs for substation diagnostics development

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    1996-03-01

    This article is a brief overview of the opening remarks of the utility panel. These remarks developed a number of interesting substation diagnostic activities and concepts in which the electric utilities are engaged and outlined the considerations which must accompany development of diagnostic sensors and systems. These area include transformer diagnostics, circuit breaker diagnostics, and testing/cost of diagnostic systems.

  6. Substation flood protection: A case study

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    Gacek, D.B.; McGovern, L.L.

    1999-11-01

    On July 18, 1996, the City of Naperville, Illinois encountered a substantial storm event ranging from nine to fourteen inches of rainfall across town in less than twelve hours, with the majority falling over a four-hour period. The watershed containing the City`s Westside substation encountered the most significant rainfall totals, resulting in a flood crest in the substation area of approximately thirteen inches of water. The station is a 138 kV substation, and the flooding of this station caused a power loss to approximately 60% of the City`s customers for more than eight hours. The water level posed no threat to yard equipment, however, within the substation control building, flood water shorted out control circuits and damaged transmission line relay systems. Crews worked round-the-clock for most of a week to return all transmission lines and transformers to normal service. The 15 kV switchgear ultimately had to be replaced due to recurring control circuit problems. Once the station was restored and the cleanup efforts underway, the City embarked on an evaluation to determine what condition or conditions allowed the flooding to occur, and what could be done in the future to avoid this problem to ensure that the customers of Naperville would not experience another service outage of this magnitude due to flooding.

  7. Gas-insulated substations: Technology and practice

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    Boggs, S.A.; Chu, F.Y.; Fujimoto, N.

    1985-01-01

    This book presents papers summarizing design, use, application, and operation of gas-insulated substations. Subjects covered include economics of GIS, specification of GIS, design, site testing, design and type testing, diagnostics, experience, maintenance, medium high voltage GIS, and new concepts and future trends.

  8. Quality Assurance Plan for site electrical replacements at substation line item subproject: 69 KV Substation

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    Ohler, C.K.

    1991-05-21

    The 69 KV Substation Project is based on the recognized need to provide a continuous, reliable source of power and to improve the firm capacity of the electrical service to all production facilities at Mound. The project consists of the following major element: 69 KV Substation: (1) Install a 69 KV Substation and associated equipment with two parallel 18 MVA transformers. (2) Install duct bank as required and provide 15 KV feeder cable from new substation to existing Substation 95 for connection to Mound`s existing primary distribution system. (3) Install duct bank for underground routing of the 15 KV feeder cable from Manhole 5C to the existing power house cable pit. (4) Reconfigure existing Dayton Power and Light Co. 15 KV switchgear in P Building. The purpose of this Quality Assurance Plan (QA Plan) is to assure that the objectives of the United States Department of Energy (D.O.E.) and EG&G Mound Applied Technologies, Miamisburg, Ohio (Mound) are met for this non-weapons project relative to health and safety, protection of the environment, reliability and continuity of operations, and documentation of quality efforts. This QA Plan identifies the activities and responsibilities which are necessary in the design, procurement, fabrication, installation, and start up of this project in order to meet these objectives.

  9. Surge propagation in gas insulated substation

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    Matsumura, S.; Nitta, T.

    1981-06-01

    Surge propagation performance in a 550 kV gas insulated substation is studied experimentally and by computer simulation using the Electro-Magnetic Transients Program. Extra capacitance added to the system by the components of GIS such as potential devices, branch buses, circuit breakers deform the wave shape of the travelling surges. A simple modeling technique to represent GIS in surge analysis is proposed and its applicability is proved. Paper No. 80 SM 658-5.

  10. Substation distribution transformers failures and spares

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    Kogan, V.I. Roeger, C.J.; Tipton, D.E.

    1996-11-01

    Electric utilities should have a sufficient number of spare transformers to backup substation distribution transformers to replace transformers that fail and require factory rebuild or replacement. To identify such a number, the statistical methodology was developed to analyze available failure data for different groups of transformer. That methodology enables the estimation of future numbers of failures with associated probabilities, recommends the proper number of spares, identifies the necessity and shows the means to shorten the transformer`s replacement time.

  11. Modeling and Simulating Blast Effects on Electric Substations

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    Lyle G. Roybal; Robert F. Jeffers; Kent E. McGillivary; Tony D. Paul; Ryan Jacobson

    2009-05-01

    A software simulation tool was developed at the Idaho National Laboratory to estimate the fragility of electric substation components subject to an explosive blast. Damage caused by explosively driven fragments on a generic electric substation was estimated by using a ray-tracing technique to track and tabulate fragment impacts and penetrations of substation components. This technique is based on methods used for assessing vulnerability of military aircraft and ground vehicles to explosive blasts. An open-source rendering and ray-trace engine was used for geometric modeling and interactions between fragments and substation components. Semi-empirical material interactions models were used to calculate blast parameters and simulate high-velocity material interactions between explosively driven fragments and substation components. Finally, a Monte Carlo simulation was added to model the random nature of fragment generation allowing a skilled analyst to predict failure probabilities of substation components.

  12. Knowledge engineering tool for training power-substation operators

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    Lambert-Torres, G. |; Costa, C.I.A.; Alves da Silva, A.P.; Ribeiro, G.M.; Quintana, V.H.

    1997-04-01

    Artificial intelligence techniques have been applied to create systems that can give answers for different situations and assistance during the substation switching operation. These techniques have also been used for training purposes. This paper presents a computational package for training power substation operators in the control and corrective actions using expert system techniques. Illustrative examples are presented using a 138-kV CEMIG substation.

  13. Design-Build Contract Awarded for Electrical Substation at Los...

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Design-Build Contract Awarded for Electrical Substation at Los Alamos National Laboratory ... Laboratory (LANL) to Gardner Zemke Mechanical and Electrical Contractors of Albuquerque. ...

  14. EA-2013: Herbicide Application at Three Substations; Imperial...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Imperial County (California), Maricopa and Yuma Counties (Arizona) EA-2013: Herbicide Application at Three Substations; Imperial County (California), Maricopa and Yuma ...

  15. EIS-0483: Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild...

    Energy Savers

    Colorado. EIS-0483: Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild Project Public Comment Opportunities No public comment opportunities available at this time....

  16. 351 Substation Demolition -- B Roll | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    351 Substation Demolition -- B Roll 351 Substation Demolition -- B Roll Addthis Description The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently teamed with contractor Washington Closure Hanford to complete a major recycling effort during cleanup of the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State.

  17. Grizzly Substation Fiber Optics : Environmental Assessment.

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    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    1998-02-01

    This notice announces BPA`s decision to construct, operate, and maintain the Grizzly Substation Fiber Optic Project (Project). This Project is part of a continuing effort by BPA to complete a regionwide upgrade of its existing telecommunications system. The US Forest Service and BPA jointly prepared the Grizzly Substation Fiber Optic Project Environmental Assessment (EA) (DOE/EA-1241) evaluating the potential environmental impacts of the Proposed Action, the Underground Installation Alternative, and the No Action Alternative. Based on the analysis in the EA, the US Forest Service and BPA have determined that the Proposed Action is not a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment, within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969. Therefore, the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required and BPA is issuing this FONSI. The US Forest Service has separately issued a FONSI and Decision Notice authorizing BPA to construct, operate, and maintain the Project within the Crooked River National Grassland (Grassland).

  18. Substation voltage upgrading. Volume 2, Substation insulation tests and design for fast front lightning impulses: Final report

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    Panek, J.; Elahi, H.; Lux, A.; Imece, A.F.; LaPanse, R.A.; Stewart, J.R.

    1992-04-01

    This report addresses specific issues to support sound yet not unduly conservative uprating practices for substations. The main parts of the report cover the insulation withstand and overvoltage protection aspects, environmental measurements, reliability criteria, and industry experience. First the insulation design concerns are addressed. Substation stress by a backflashover of the line insulation due to lightning in the vicinity of the substation is recognized as a critical stress. A representative part of a 550 kV BIL substation was erected at the EPRI High Voltage Transmission Research Center, where also a special test circuit was assembled to produce a fast front, slow tail (0.2/200 {mu}s) wave. The substation as well as some special configurations were tested for line-to-ground and line-to-line withstand. Computer studies were performed to complement the test results. A number of important conclusions was reached. The most prominent result in that the high frequency oscillations, as caused by reflections within the substation, do not effect the Critical Flashover Voltage (CFO). The present practice, based on the highest peak is therefore very conservative. The slow tail of the wave appears to dictate the CFO. An arrester model for computer studies to represent very fast as well as slow phenomena was derived. It is based on full scale arrester test data, made available in this project. The computer program to calculate arrester model parameters is also a part of the report. The electric environmental measurements are reported for the tested substation at the HVTRC and for the uprated substation of Public Service Company of Colorado, both before and after the uprating. The performance is satisfactory when corona free hardware is used. Insulation design criteria are analyzed based on substation reliability, the system viewpoint and consequences of the failure. Utility experience with uprated substations is reviewed.

  19. APS team works smarter, cuts substation construction costs by 36%

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    Not Available

    1993-05-01

    An aggressive, cost-cutting, team of T D employees at Arizona Public Service Co (APS) is building a new distribution substation in Phoenix for less than half the original cost that APS planners had calculated for the project's land, labor and materials. Scheduled for service in June of this year, APS analysts had originally projected land, labor and materials costs for the 20-MVA Bell substation at nearly $1.7-million-not including major equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, and switches. However, after studying the project, an empowered APS crew was able to slash 36% off the original estimate-more than $610,000. What's more, APS spokesmen say that its new approach to substation construction and design has given its engineers and construction crews a laundry list of additional ideas to try out on future substation ventures. 4 figs., 1 tab.

  20. Benefits of Using Mobile Transformers and Mobile Substations for Rapidly

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Restoring Electrical Service: a Report to the United States Congress Pursuant to Section 1816 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (August 2006) | Department of Energy Using Mobile Transformers and Mobile Substations for Rapidly Restoring Electrical Service: a Report to the United States Congress Pursuant to Section 1816 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (August 2006) Benefits of Using Mobile Transformers and Mobile Substations for Rapidly Restoring Electrical Service: a Report to the United

  1. PP&L experience with substation reliability centered maintenance

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    Santarelli, P.D.

    1996-08-01

    This paper is intended to present a summary of Pennsylvania Power & Light`s (PP&L) experience with substation Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). The purpose of this summary is to first explain the process used by PP&L to implement substation RCM, second to explain the differences that are apparent from the use of the classical RCM analysis as compared to the method used by PP&L, and third to provide several insights into the process.

  2. Variable Voltage Substation Electric Fire and Emergency Response |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy Variable Voltage Substation Electric Fire and Emergency Response Variable Voltage Substation Electric Fire and Emergency Response Question from Participant: My question is from an emergency response perspective. It was stated that it took ~ ½ for electricians to de-energize the electrical components before firefighters were allowed in to fight the fire. This delay causes more damage to equipment and potential propagation of the fire. Is there not a "master"

  3. National SCADA Test Bed Substation Automation Evaluation Report

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    Kenneth Barnes; Briam Johnson

    2009-10-01

    Increased awareness of the potential for cyber attack has recently resulted in improved cyber security practices associated with the electrical power grid. However, the level of practical understanding and deployment of cyber security practices has not been evenly applied across all business sectors. Much of the focus has been centered on information technology business centers and control rooms. This report explores the current level of substation automation, communication, and cyber security protection deployed in electrical substations throughout existing utilities in the United States. This report documents the evaluation of substation automation implementation and associated vulnerabilities. This evaluation used research conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company for some of its observations and results. The Newton Evans Report aided in the determination of what is the state of substation automation in North American electric utilities. Idaho National Laboratory cyber security experts aided in the determination of what cyber vulnerabilities may pose a threat to electrical substations. This report includes cyber vulnerabilities as well as recommended mitigations. It also describes specific cyber issues found in typical substation automation configurations within the electric utility industry. The evaluation report was performed over a 5-month period starting in October 2008

  4. Intelligent devices simplify remote SCADA installations in substations

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    Kopriva, V.J.

    1994-12-31

    Utilities are increasingly relying on Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems for the effective and economical management of electric transmission and distribution systems. Now, advances in equipment and design technologies have created opportunities for an increased level of monitoring and control at electric power substations. In the past, prohibitive factors, including complicated equipment and wiring retrofits, protocol compatibility, and hardware installation and maintenance costs have impeded electric utilities in their attempt at broad based application of SCADA systems in electric substations, particularly at distribution voltage levels. These advances in equipment technologies have provided utilities with the opportunity to install and operate SCADA systems at lower cost, while providing flexibility for system expansion over longer periods. The development of intelligent microprocessor controlled devices and integrated communications has facilitated the use of a distributed design approach to installing SCADA monitoring and control in substations. This approach offers greater hardware flexibility and reduced installation costs while increasing reliability, making the addition of monitoring and control to electric substations increasingly practical. This paper will examine current trends in the application of intelligent microprocessor controlled and electronic devices, in stand alone and distributed applications, and the simplification of techniques for installing SCADA systems in substations. It will also consider the potential advantages to be realized in cost and reliability, and examine the necessary changes in design and operation philosophies required to effectively implement the new technology.

  5. Integrated substation looks like one RTU to dispatchers

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    Koch, W.

    1995-12-01

    Traditionally, supervisory control and data acquisition systems (Scada) use a master/slave arrangement. The master Scada computer polls individual circuit devices for information, or the devices may report (by exception) to the computer. The substation engineering department of Portland General Electric Co (PCE) is now pioneering a new arrangement in which all devices in a substation communicate with each other and a local computer over a data bus. A single communications line connects the Scada master to the same bus for control and/or monitoring. The new approach is known as a substation integration system (SIS). Thus, for a lower initial cost, substation integration: eliminates the need for redundant equipment - such as panel meters, annunciators, transducers, sequence-of-event recorders, auxiliary tripping relays. Scada RTU, control, and transfer switches; reduces control house size by 25% by reducing wiring and using panel space more efficiently; provides a standardized user interface for easy data access, both locally and remotely; is flexible and expandable because of its modularity and use of non-proprietary hardware and software; improves operability, maintainability and reliability through immediate access to key data; and, reduces overall life-cycle costs by reducing travel and outage time through remote access to substation information. 5 figs.

  6. Transient performance of substation structures and associated grounding systems

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    Dawalibi, F.P.; Xiong, W.; Ma, J.

    1995-05-01

    When lightning strikes an electric substation, large currents generated by the stroke flow in the above ground structures and grounding system and dissipate in the soil. The electromagnetic fields generated by such high currents may cause damage to equipment and may be dangerous to personnel working nearby. In this paper, the frequency and time domain performance of a substation subjected to a lightning strike is described and discussed. The computed scalar potentials, electric fields, and magnetic fields are presented graphically as a function of spatial coordinates, as a function of time and as a function of both. Two cases are considered. The first case examines the substation grounding system only, while the second case includes an above-ground structure as well. It is believed that the results of the second case have not been published before. A double exponential lightning surge current is injected at one corner of the substation. The response of the grounding system to the frequency domain electromagnetic spectrum of this signal is computed by a frequency domain electromagnetic field analysis software package. The temporal and spatial distributions of the electromagnetic fields inside and near the substation are obtained by an inverse Fourier transformation of all these responses. The presence of a soil with an arbitrary resistivity and permittivity is accurately taken into account. The analysis sheds some new light on the understanding of the effects which take place at the higher frequencies.

  7. Induced transients in substation cables: Measurements and models

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    Thomas, D.E.; Wiggins, C.M.; Salas, T.M.; Nickel, F.S. ); Wright, S.E. )

    1994-10-01

    An extensive set of switching transient EMI response measurements on several types of substation cables and internal cable wires in described in this paper. Measured and predicted cable/wire current and voltage transients at both air-insulated substations (AIS) and gas-insulated substations (GIS) are presented, for system voltages ranging from 115 kV to 500 kV.. The maximum peak-to-peak amplitudes of measured wire transients are found to vary from around 1 A to almost 20 A (current in amperes), and from 0.3 kV to almost 7 kV (voltage in kilovolts). Predictive models for field-driven coupling, as well as for direct-driven coupling via current transformers or capacitively-coupled voltage transformers (CT's/CCVT's), are presented. Model predictions are compared to and validated against measured wire transients.

  8. Prototypes for gas insulated substation infrared monitoring. Final report

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    Crall, R.F.

    1995-01-01

    Gas insulated substations (GIS) are very reliable; but when a short circuit occurs, finding the fault so that equipment can be repaired can take a long time. Infrared (IR) fault location techniques offer some promise to enable faster fault location in the future. It can be very time consuming to locate a short circuit inside a gas insulated bus segment of a gas insulated substation. Special testing may be required, and holes may have to be cut in order to locate the fault so that repair can be initiated. This process is not only expensive but can also lead to damage of unfaulted parts and contamination of the system, which can degrade its reliability. Fast and simple identification of the fault location is highly desirable for reliable operation of the substation. Earlier work had indicated that IR techniques could meet functional requirements and might be cost effective for this application.

  9. The role of the digital fault recorder in the automated substation

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    Brandt, J.D.

    1996-10-01

    This paper addresses the role of the digital fault recorder in the automated substation. The topics of the paper include distributed architecture, the substation LAN and reduced installation costs, multiple functions, improved substation intelligence, record generation and record merging, fault summaries, master station software, and future considerations.

  10. Present and future substation control for the National Grid Company

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    Martin, J.

    1994-12-31

    The National Grid Company, like many European power utilities, is faced with rapidly increasing commercial pressures. It is therefore vitally important that the introduction of new technology is cost justified and shown to provide economic support to the business and operational objectives. Privatisation of the electricity supply industry has forced a complete review of substation operational management leading to large scale application of remote operation. Using modem technology it rapidly becomes cost effective to introduce replacement rather than enhance existing installations. The paper outlines the present arrangements for substation control, and taking into account new European laws for procurement, illustrates how NGC is proceeding with refurbishment using integrated technology.

  11. Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) for substations project overview

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    Lyons, P.F.

    1996-08-01

    An EPRI Tailored Collaboration project establishing guidelines and tools for implementing Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) in substations is nearing completion and final results are being presented at this Substation RCM Conference. The ultimate goal of this RCM project is to help utilities slash substation operations and maintenance costs by optimizing equipment maintenance intervals. Preventive maintenance (PM) programs typically have been developed on a component-by-component basis, relying heavily on equipment vendors` maintenance recommendations. RCM is a logical alternative to traditional PM programs. It is intelligent, common sense maintenance that is function-based rather than component-based. First developed by the airline industry in the 1960s and further developed and applied to the nuclear industry by EPRI in the 1980s, RCM ranks the importance of each function of a system, calculates the impact the loss of the function would have on the overall system, and drives the design of appropriate maintenance tasks for each function. The nuclear industry reaped savings of at least 25% by adopting RCM, and one utility that tried this approach for substation maintenance reported savings of 13% in one year.

  12. Radio interference and transient field from gas-insulated substations

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    Harvey, S.M.; Wong, P.S.; Balma, P.M.

    1995-01-01

    Gas-insulated substations (GIS), owing to their compact nature, offer an attractive alternative to conventional substations in areas where space is limited, such as in urban areas. Consequently, it is important to address the issue of environmental conditions within the substation and in the surrounding areas. This paper reports the result of radio interference (RI) and transient field measurements at two GIS in Ontario, Canada. For comparison with RI levels taken at the GIS, RI levels outside two hospitals in the Toronto area were also measured. The transient field study covers electromagnetic interference (EMI) levels generated during switching operations, and includes measurements inside and outside the GIS. Measurements show that RI levels from the GIS were either below background levels, or contributed little to the background. RI levels outside the GIS and the hospitals were similar. Peak transient field values up to 580 V/m were measured inside the station building, and dropped to background values of 10 V/m at about 120 m from the station. The transient field (E) dropped off at a rate of 3/2 power with distance (d) from the air-insulated 115 kV bus, i.e. E {proportional_to} d{sup {minus}1.5}.

  13. Substation based data interpretation techniques for improved power system management

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    Booth, C.; McDonald, J.R.; Laycock, W.J.

    1997-04-01

    There is now considerable pressure on electric utilities to operate their systems in the most efficient manner possible and to provide increased quality of service to customers. This pressure, coupled with the decreasing availability of reserve margins dictates that there is a requirement for comprehensive system operation support through, among other things, the provision of quality information relating to the behavior of the primary and secondary systems. This paper will show how the data available within modern substation control and management systems can be exploited in a cost-effective manner, through the implementation of advanced substation functions in an open systems environment. Certain functions which are presently carried out at the control center could be distributed (or partially distributed) to the substation. These functions may provide the utility staff with quality information, which can in turn be used to satisfy the objectives of increasing quality and security of supply, in addition to optimizing the utility`s information, maintenance and asset management functions.

  14. Guidelines for the life extension of substations. Final report

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    Conroy, M.W.; Conidi, J.; Moore, H.; Osborn, S.H. Jr.; Armstrong, G.W.

    1995-04-01

    A structured life extension program can help utilities make equipment replacement/refurbishment decisions that ensure safe, reliable, cost-effective operation of transmission substation equipment. These guidelines support current utility practices and industry standards while forming a basis for establishing a maintenance and condition assessment program. These guidelines incorporate the experience of utility, consulting, and equipment engineers to offer a cross section of utility practices for extending the life of substation equipment. Equipment covered in the guidelines include power transformers, circuit breakers switches, relay and control systems, bus and structures, dc systems, grounding systems, surge arresters, control cables, and bushings. The guidelines provide generic approaches to maintenance of substation equipment and systems, condition assessment of major equipment, and decision making regarding refurbishment/replacement options. Incorporated in the guidelines are discussions of such areas as the type of maintenance applied to subject equipment, routine maintenance and inspection procedures, common tests performed as part of a condition assessment program reasons for tests and use of test results, factors to be considered when deciding on replacement/refurbishment, and costs associated with the process.

  15. Power-installed streetlight foundations lower substation construction costs

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    Beason, D.

    1981-07-01

    The Alabama Power Company's power-installed streetlight foundation (SLF) saves 85% of labor costs and is practical as well as economical. After several foundation designs were tried, the multi-helix proved best for swampy terrain. A test of substation structure support began with soil testing to locate any rock on the site. Standard tubular-steel structures with modified baseplates were used. A truck-mounted derrick proved better for installation than a drill rig. Slight corrosive currents are not expected to cause appreciable deterioration to the foundation. (DCK)

  16. Canby Area Service Project substation and associated transmission line. Environmental Assessment

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    Not Available

    1992-02-01

    Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) provides power to Surprise Valley Electrification Corporation (SVEC) in Modoc County, California. BPA uses PacificCorp`s substation and transmission facilities between Alturas and Canby, California to transfer power to SVEC`s Canby Substation. In the next year, SVEC expects increased industrial, agricultural, and residential electric loads on their 69-kV transmission system south of Canby. SVEC`s substation can accommodate only about 10 percent of the expected additional electric load. BPA`s proposed action is intended to meet SVEC`s increasing electric load. BPA proposes to meet SVEC`s increasing energy load by tapping into BPA`s existing BPA Malin-Warner 230-kV transmission line, and building an 7.9-mile transmission line to a new BPA substation. BPA proposes to build the new substation next to the west side of SVEC`s Canby Substation (Figure 1). This new substation will allow SVEC to move the additional power over their existing transmission or distribution lines. This report is the environmental assessment of the potential impact of the proposed project. The assessment determined that no ``environmental impact statement`` is not required.

  17. Canby Area Service Project : Substation and Associated Transmission Line : Environmental Assessment.

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    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    1992-02-01

    Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) provides power to Surprise Valley Electrification Corporation (SVEC) in Modoc County, California. BPA uses PacificCorp's substation and transmission facilities between Alturas and Canby, California to transfer power to SVEC's Canby Substation. In the next year, SVEC expects increased industrial, agricultural, and residential electric loads on their 69-kV transmission system south of Canby. SVEC's substation can accommodate only about 10 percent of the expected additional electric load. BPA's proposed action is intended to meet SVEC's increasing electric load. BPA proposes to meet SVEC's increasing energy load by tapping into BPA's existing BPA Malin-Warner 230-kV transmission line, and building an 7.9-mile transmission line to a new BPA substation. BPA proposes to build the new substation next to the west side of SVEC's Canby Substation (Figure 1). This new substation will allow SVEC to move the additional power over their existing transmission or distribution lines. This report is the environmental assessment of the potential impact of the proposed project. The assessment determined that no environmental impact statement'' is not required.

  18. Use of Static Compensators for Voltage Control at 330- and 500-kV Substations

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    Dement'ev, Yu. A.; Kochkin, V. I.; Idiatullov, R. M.; Papafanasopulo, S. G.; Smirnov, A. A.; Smirnov, S. G.

    2003-05-15

    A scheme for compensating the reactive power and controlling the voltage of high-voltage, intermediate-voltage, and low-voltage buses of 330 - 500-kV substations, which consist of static thyristor compensators (STC) on low-voltage autotransformers and controlled shunting reactors on high-voltage lines, is presented. It is shown that the STC can be created step-by-step beginning with the reactive part on substations with low-loaded lines. Results of installation of reactor groups of STC stepwise-controlled by vacuum switches at 330- and 500-kV substations are presented. Tests of the reactor groups have proved their high efficiency.

  19. Workshop on user experience with gas-insulated substations

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    Graybill, H.W.

    1981-12-01

    There is widespread interest among American and Canadian utilities in the interchange of operating and maintenance experience with gas-insulated substations (GIS). Those utilities who do not yet have GIS on their systems are likewise interested in the operating experience of those who do. A two-day workshop on GIS was held in Portland, Oregon, on July 30 and 31, 1981. The first day of the workshop was open to users only, and the agenda for the day consisted of user presentations on the following subjects: GIS station design and layout; specification and acquisition of GIS equipment; installation and commissioning; and operation and maintenance. On the second day, manufacturers were invited to present their experience, status, and progress in recent developments and improvements. The session was concluded with a general discussion of experience, problems, etc. No formal written papers were presented. The highlights of each verbal presentation and of ensuing discussion are presented in this report.

  20. HEMP-induced transients in electric power substations. Final report

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    Wiggins, C.M.; Thomas, D.E.; Salas, T.M.

    1992-02-01

    A nuclear detonation in or above the earth`s atmosphere produces an intense electromagnetic pulse (EMP). A large portion of the EMP electromagnetic energy is within the RF spectrum. A detonation at high altitudes above 40 km produces an EMP called high-altitude EMP (HEMP). HEMP is a steep-front short duration transient with a rise time on the order of a few nanoseconds which decays to near zero in less than a microsecond. A single high-altitude burst can subject much of the continental United States to intense HEMP electric fields on the order of tens of kilovolts per meter. The intense transient HEMP will induce fast transients in high-voltage transmission lines and bus structures, instrumentation cables, and control wires in power transmission and distribution (T & D) substations. A system of traveling wave coupling models for a 500 kV substation, including models for the high voltage primary bus, components (circuit breakers, disconnect switches, power transformers, and current and voltage instrument transformers), low voltage control wiring circuits, and a number of conducted and radiated interference coupling modes, had been developed earlier by EPRI. These EPRI served as the baseline for the present HEMP coupling investigations. The HEMP effects on protective relays were assessed for a nominal HEMP environment using several new field coupling models merged with the switching transient data. It is found that a representative solid state relay is unlikely to be damaged or to misoperate by the nominal HEMP threat with a peak field strength of 50 kV/m. However, it is possible for both DC control wires to flash over to ground simultaneously, causing fuses to blow and placing the relay in an inoperative state.

  1. HEMP-induced transients in electric power substations

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    Wiggins, C.M.; Thomas, D.E.; Salas, T.M. )

    1992-02-01

    A nuclear detonation in or above the earth's atmosphere produces an intense electromagnetic pulse (EMP). A large portion of the EMP electromagnetic energy is within the RF spectrum. A detonation at high altitudes above 40 km produces an EMP called high-altitude EMP (HEMP). HEMP is a steep-front short duration transient with a rise time on the order of a few nanoseconds which decays to near zero in less than a microsecond. A single high-altitude burst can subject much of the continental United States to intense HEMP electric fields on the order of tens of kilovolts per meter. The intense transient HEMP will induce fast transients in high-voltage transmission lines and bus structures, instrumentation cables, and control wires in power transmission and distribution (T D) substations. A system of traveling wave coupling models for a 500 kV substation, including models for the high voltage primary bus, components (circuit breakers, disconnect switches, power transformers, and current and voltage instrument transformers), low voltage control wiring circuits, and a number of conducted and radiated interference coupling modes, had been developed earlier by EPRI. These EPRI served as the baseline for the present HEMP coupling investigations. The HEMP effects on protective relays were assessed for a nominal HEMP environment using several new field coupling models merged with the switching transient data. It is found that a representative solid state relay is unlikely to be damaged or to misoperate by the nominal HEMP threat with a peak field strength of 50 kV/m. However, it is possible for both DC control wires to flash over to ground simultaneously, causing fuses to blow and placing the relay in an inoperative state.

  2. Power frequency electric and magnetic fields from a 230 kV gas-insulated substation

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    Wong, P.S.; Rind, T.M. ); Harvey, S.M.; Scheer, R.R. . Research Div.)

    1994-07-01

    Gas-insulated substations (GIS), owing to their compact nature, offer an attractive alternative to conventional substations where space is limited, such as in urban areas. Consequently, it is important to address the issue of environmental conditions in and around the GIS. This paper presents the results of a survey of power-frequency electric and magnetic fields in and around a 230 kV/28 kV GIS. The survey was designed to cover the electric and magnetic fields from the substation equipment and from the power lines and cables surrounding the substation. It also includes a determination of the shielding effect of the GIS bus sheath. The information provided should allow the prediction of electric and magnetic field levels from other GIS of similar design.

  3. A simple approach to improve lightning performance of an uprated substation

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    Harrington, R.J.; Mueen, M.

    1996-07-01

    This paper presents a simple method to minimize lightning surges entering an uprated or compact substation. A severe lightning stress is caused by a backflashover in close proximity to the substation. Feasibility of uprating is based on the surge arrester technology available at present. However, some aspects of line design offer opportunities in reducing frequency and severity of lightning surges imposed on the substation. The tower surge response adds an inductive overshoot only during the front of the stroke which reduces considerably during the tail. If backflashover does not occur before reflections from adjacent towers arrive, it is unlikely to occur at all. Use of guys and underbuilt ground wires in the limiting distance will produce reflections with larger magnitude and reduce the effective surge impedance of the tower. This would not only reduce backflashover frequency but will also minimize crest and duration of surges entering the substation.

  4. Electrical substation service-area estimation using Cellular Automata: An initial report

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    Fenwick, J.W.; Dowell, L.J.

    1998-07-01

    The service areas for electric power substations can be estimated using a Cellular Automata (CA) model. The CA model is a discrete, iterative process whereby substations acquire service area by claiming neighboring cells. The service area expands from a substation until a neighboring substation service area is met or the substation`s total capacity or other constraints are reached. The CA-model output is dependent on the rule set that defines cell interactions. The rule set is based on a hierarchy of quantitative metrics that represent real-world factors such as land use and population density. Together, the metrics determine the rate of cell acquisition and the upper bound for service area size. Assessing the CA-model accuracy requires comparisons to actual service areas. These actual service areas can be extracted from distribution maps. Quantitative assessment of the CA-model accuracy can be accomplished by a number of methods. Some are as simple as finding the percentage of cells predicted correctly, while others assess a penalty based on the distance from an incorrectly predicted cell to its correct service area. This is an initial report of a work in progress.

  5. Lessons learned from substation predictive maintenance project, TC project {number_sign}7014. Final report

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    Geisecke, J.; Spencer, G.; Richardson, F.

    1998-12-01

    The EPRI Maintenance and Diagnostics Center, through a tailored collaboration effort with 10 utilities, developed a Substation Predictive Maintenance Program (SPDM). The objective of the program was to reduce Operation and Maintenance (O and M) costs by applying predictive/condition based maintenance practices to energized substation equipment. This report presents a summary of the project including: how new and existing diagnostic technologies and equipment were evaluated and utilized; how information was gathered in program cost justification and savings and specific work procedures and program administrative aids for a SPDM process. The program was effective in implementing a preventive or condition based maintenance process for participating utilities--enhancing the prioritization or work, redirecting maintenance activity and reducing costs. This document can serve as an implementation guide with lessons learned for substation predictive maintenance processes or to compare and contrast programs currently in place.

  6. Substations reliability-centered maintenance and predictive maintenance - a strategic partnership

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    Colsher, R.J.; Abbott, P.D.; Matusheski, R.L.; Smith, S.B.

    1996-08-01

    A maintenance optimization study for substation components can be most effective when Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Analysis is combined with a Predictive Maintenance (PDM) Assessment. If the two processes are performed concurrently, the benefit-to-cost ratios for each is increased. Also, the cost of implementing RCM recommendations for condition monitoring can be minimized, while maximizing their impact at the same time. This paper presents the essential elements of both the RCM and PDM processes, and describes how they work together in a substation environment as a comprehensive maintenance assessment tool. Descriptions of recent experiences are also included.

  7. EA-2013: Herbicide Application at Three Substations; Imperial County (California), Maricopa and Yuma Counties (Arizona)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Western Area Power Administration (Western) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prepared an EA that analyzes the potential environmental impacts of Western’s proposed use of selected herbicides for the treatment of undesirable vegetation within three existing substations on lands administered by BLM.

  8. Design modification and layout of utility substations for six phase transmission

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    Rebbapragada, R.V.; Brown, M.T. ); Dorazio, T.F. ); Stewart, J.R. )

    1993-01-01

    This paper describes the evaluations performed on the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation's (NYSEG) 115 kV Goudey-Oakdale line and Goudey and Oakdale substations to assess the capability of the existing equipment to operate as part of a six phase demonstration project. This paper also describes the design modifications that will be made to meet the goals of the commercial demonstration and to allow integration into the existing three phase operating grid. Reconfiguration of an existing double circuit line to a single circuit six phase line requires installation of phase reconfiguration transformers at the end of the line terminals and the associated switching, metering and protection equipment. In addition, the phase conductors from the terminals of the transformers have to be transposed for connection to the transmission line to achieve the desired 60[degree] vectorial separation angle between adjacent phase conductors. This requires innovative approaches to achieve phase reconfiguration that are economical, technically adequate and constructible and that provide design insights for future six phase lines. Concepts of substation compaction have been pursued when attempting substation modifications for six phase reconfiguration. This is demonstrated by the use of 132 kV metal oxide surge arresters on the 161 kV side of the transformer, the application of live tank gas insulated circuit breakers, the utilization of existing structures within the substation to the extent possible, and the use of railroad ties for transformer support and a membrane based oil containment pit.

  9. Gas-insulated substation reliability: present status and future trends. Final report

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    Boggs, S.A.; Chu, F.Y.; Mashikian, M.S.

    1986-02-01

    Gas-insulated substations (GIS) in the United States have not lived up to their original promise of high reliability. This comparison of US and overseas experience indicates that most US problems came from introducing the technology on high-voltage systems. As US experience with these systems grows, GIS reliability will increase.

  10. An in progress experience on seismic qualification of gas insulated substations

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    Bargigia, A. ); Salvetti, M.; Vallino, M. )

    1993-01-01

    The paper presents ENEL's approach for the seismic qualification of standardized GIS. Starting from experimental and analytical activities performed on standardized metal-enclosed primary distribution substations (170 kV), a methodology suitable also for lower (MV) and higher (EHV and UHV) voltage ranges has been defined, taking into account the site characteristics in terms of seismic severity and soil properties.

  11. Puget Sound Area Electric Reliability Plan : Supplemental Environmental Analysis, Schultz Substation.

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

    1992-04-01

    This document describes the purpose, function, and the environmental consequences of the proposed Schultz substation near Ellensburg, Washington. The affected environment is described in detail, including aerial survey photographs. The impacts on vegetation, fish and wildlife, soils, and water resources are described. (GHH)

  12. Lightning overvoltage protection of the paddock 362-145 kV Gas-Insulated Substation

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    Elahi, H.; Sublich, M. ); Anderson, M.E.; Nelson, B.D. )

    1990-01-01

    Backflashovers close to the Paddiock 362-145 kV Gas-Insulated Substation (GIS) have been analyzed with the Electro-Magnetic Transient Program (EMTP) using a frequency dependent multi-conductor system. The severity of the lightning stroke currents were derived based on recent recordings in the eastern United States. Impacts of corona attenuation and distortion were accounted for using a shunt linear model approach. Turn-up effects of both line insulator flashover voltages and surge arrester protective characteristics were represented based on manufacturer's volt-time curves. Wave shaping effects of substation capacitances (ie., PT's transformers, CCPD's) were also modeled. Results show the importance of various modeling details in determining the overvoltages inside the GIS due to close backflashovers, which are caused by lightning strokes with varying intensity. These results are aimed at better evaluation of lightning protection requirements for GIS protected by metal-oxide surge arresters.

  13. Design-Build Contract Awarded for Electrical Substation at Los Alamos

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    National Laboratory | National Nuclear Security Administration | (NNSA) Design-Build Contract Awarded for Electrical Substation at Los Alamos National Laboratory April 27, 2016 LOS ALAMOS, NM - Under an interagency agreement with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded a design-build contract at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to Gardner Zemke Mechanical and Electrical Contractors of

  14. Marys Lake 69/115-kV transmission line upgrade and substation expansion projects

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-05-01

    Western Area Power Administration (Western) and the Platte River Power Authority (Platte River) propose to upgrade portions of the existing electric transmission and substation system that serves the Town of Estes Park, Colorado. The existing transmission lines between the Estes Power Plant Switchyard and the Marys Lake Substation include a 115,000 volt (115-kV) line and 69,000 volt (69-kV) line. Approximately one mile is a double-circuit 115/69-kV line on steel lattice structures, and approximately two miles consists of separate single-circuit 115-kV and a 69-kV lines, constructed on wood H-Frame structures. Both lines were constructed in 1951 by the US Bureau of Reclamation. The existing transmission lines are on rights-of-way (ROW) that vary from 75 feet to 120 feet and are owned by Western. There are 48 landowners adjacent to the existing ROW. All of the houses were built adjacent to the existing ROW after the transmission lines were constructed. Upgrading the existing 69-kV transmission line between the Marys Lake Substation and the Estes Power Plant Switchyard to 115-kV and expanding the Marys Lake Substation was identified as the most effective way in which to improve electric service to Estes Park. The primary purpose and need of the proposed project is to improve the reliability of electric service to the Town of Estes Park. Lack of reliability has been a historical concern, and reliability will always be less than desired until physical improvements are made to the electrical facilities serving Estes Park.

  15. EIS-0483: Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild Project, Larimer County, Colorado

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Western Area Power Administration (Western) – with USDA Forest Service, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest, as a cooperating agency – is preparing an EIS that analyzes the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to rebuild and upgrade two 115-kilovolt single-circuit transmission lines between the Flatiron Substation and the intersection of Mall Road and U.S. Highway 36 in Estes Park, Larimer County, Colorado.

  16. Acoustic diagnosis of gas insulated substations; A theoretical and experimental basis

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    Lundgaard, L.E.; Runde, M. ); Skyberg, B. )

    1990-10-01

    Loose particles and discharges inside the ducts of a gas insulated substation (GIS) are considered hazardous to the insulation system. These irregularities or flaws can be detected by using acoustic sensors placed on the enclosure. An elementary review of sound propagation in the GIS, together with corresponding experimental results are presented. By using ultrasonic acoustic emission sensors an excellent sensitivity to discharges and moving particles is obtained. The method offers possibilities for a quantification of the flaws, and thereby for a risk analysis. However, the degree of certainty of such an analysis is still low, especially for particles.

  17. Investigations of multiple reignition phenomena and protection scheme of shunt reactor current interruption in GIS substations

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Okabe, S.; Kosakada, M. ); Toda, H.; Suzuki, K.; Ishikawa, M. )

    1993-01-01

    Carrying out field measurements and computer analysis concerning 150-MVA shunt reactor current interruptions at a 275-kV GIS substation, it is verified that high-frequency current interruptions can be caused by certain system structures on the circuit-breaker power-supply side. A shunt reactor current-interrupting test was conducted with phase-angle-control, which is considered to be the best preventing method against multiple reignitions, by using short-circuit-test facilities. Stable reignition-free interruption is confirmed to be possible even when the longest arcing time is preset.

  18. Experience with SF/sub 6/ Gas-insulated substations and proposals for improved reliability

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Lindsay, C.; Hick, M.

    1984-09-01

    Ontario Hydro has had four or more years of service experience with four gas-insulated substations (GIS) rated at 500 kV and 230 kV and 80 kA. Initially, the stations were fraught with problems, due mainly to the equipment being prototype. Most of the problems have now been corrected and the reliability and maintainability of the stations are satisfactory, comparable to the rest of the system. A number of proposals are made to improve the reliability of future GIS.

  19. Transient ground potential rise in gas-insulated substations: problem identification and mitigation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Dick, E.P.; Ford, G.L.; Fujimoto, N.; Harvey, S.

    1982-10-01

    Transient ground potential rise, a phenomenon of 10-100 kV potentials with up to 10 ..mu..s duration on the grounded enclosures of gas-insulated substations (GIS), may cause concern for personnel safety and problems for protection and control circuitry. This paper summarizes the results of a research programme conducted for the Canadian Electrical Association (1) and is intended to serve utilities as a practical introduction to this topic. The transient potentials are derived from enclosure configuration using analytical calculations and digital simulations. Modified operating practices, changes in GIS configuration and use of shielding methods may be considered for mitigating the effects of these potentials.

  20. Seminoe-Kortes transmission line/substation consolidation project, Carbon County, Wyoming

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1990-07-01

    The existing switchyards at Western Area Power Administration's (WESTERN) Seminoe and Kortes facilities, located approximately 40 miles northeast of Rawlines, Carbon County, Wyoming, were constructed in 1939 and 1951, respectively. The circuit breakers at these facilities are beyond or approaching their service life and need to be replaced. In addition, the switchyards have poor access for maintenance and replacement of equipment, and their locations create potential for oil spills into the North Platte River. WESTERN is proposing to consolidate the switchyard facilities into one new substation to provide easier access, restore proper levels of system reliability, and decrease the potential for oil contamination of the river. This environmental assessment (EA) was prepared to evaluate the impacts of the proposed Seminoe-Kortes Consolidation Project. 57 refs., 12 figs., 8 tabs.

  1. Feasibility study: Application of RCM techniques for substation maintenance at the Bonneville Power Administration

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Purucker, S.L.; Tonn, B.E.; Goeltz, R.T.; James, R.D.; Kercel, S.; Rizy, D.T.; Simpson, M.L.; Van Dyke, J.W.

    1992-05-28

    This feasibility study examines reliability centered maintenance (RCM) as it applies to Bonneville Power Administrations (BPA) substation maintenance program. Reliability techniques are examined in evaluated. Existing BPA equipment maintenance procedures are documented. Equipment failure history is considered. Economic impacts are estimated. Various equipment instrumentation methods are reviewed. Based on this analysis a prototype system is proposed. The prototype will be implemented in two phases. Phase 1 is to be completed in 1992, it includes instrumenting one power transformer and one oil circuit breaker. Software development will focus on displaying data. Phase 2 is to be completed the following year. The remaining transformers and breakers will be instrumented during the second phase. Software development will focus on predictive maintenance techniques and maintenance decision support.

  2. Type B investigation of electrical fault in 351 Substation, December 4, 1994

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    Debban, H.L.; Shearer, C.A.; Boger, R.M.; McDonald, G.P.; Eyre, L.E.; Dell, L.D.; Kelly, D.S.

    1995-02-01

    On December 4, 1994, at 2132:10 hours, an electrical failure of a cable-tapping splice resulted in a fire in the 300 Area of the DOE Hanford Site. The fire occurred in the yard of Substation 351 in electrical Vault R122V, where the cable-tapping splice was located. The fire incinerated all cables passing to and through the vault causing them to fail. The failure of the cables resulted in a power outage to twenty customers in the 300 Area. The vault was electrically isolated, and power was restored to the electrical distribution system at 2311 hours. This report contains the accident scenario, accident analysis, direct cause and root and contributing causes.

  3. Seismic base isolation of gas insulated electrical substations: Comparison among different solutions

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    Serino, G.; Bettinali, F.; Bonacina, G.

    1995-12-31

    Base isolation of an outdoor 170 kV Gas-Insulated Substation conforming to ENEL standardization is proposed. The analyzed GIS has two separated phases and its layout consists of a compact block composed of five bays and two High-to-Medium Voltage power transformers. The design has been carried out following the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) requirements for seismic qualification of HV equipment. Three solutions are presented, each making use of different isolation devices: High-Damping Steel-Laminated Rubber Bearings, helical springs and visco-dampers, Friction Pendulu devices. The procedures adopted in the design of the three isolation systems are briefly explained, pointing out advantages and drawbacks of each solution.

  4. Techniques for the protection of gas-insulated substation to cable interfaces

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    Fujimoto, N.; Croall, S.J.; Foty, S.M. )

    1988-10-01

    Line-to-ground faults in gas-insulated substations (GIS) generate fast nanosecond risetime transients which cause sparkovers across the insulated flange of high pressure oil filled cable/GIS interfaces. The ionized path formed by the sparkovers creates a low-impedance path for power frequency fault current, resulting in flange damage with potentially serious consequences. Various techniques for protecting the insulating flange from such damage are investigated and discussed, both in terms of new designs and in terms of retrofits for existing installations. In order to be effective, each protection scheme must adequately deal with the fast transients generated by breakdown in the GIS. As the frequencies of these transients are 1 to 2 orders of magnitude higher than for ''conventional'' power system transients, special considerations are necessary in the protection scheme chosen.

  5. Experience in the installation of a microprocessor system for controlling converter units of the Vyborg substation

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    Gusakovskii, K. B.; Zmaznov, E. Yu.; Katantsev, S. V.; Mazurenko, A. K.; Mestergazi, V. A.; Prochan, G. G.; Funtikova, S. F.

    2006-01-15

    The experience in the installation of modern digital systems for controlling converter units at the Vyborg converter substation on the basis of advanced microprocessor devices is considered. It is shown that debugging of a control and protection system on mathematical and physical models does not guarantee optimum control of actual converter devices. Examples of advancing the control and protection system are described, the necessity for which has become obvious in tests of actual equipment. Comparison of oscillograms of processes before optimization of the control system and after its optimization and adjustment shows that the digital control system makes it possible to improve substantially the algorithms of control and protection in the short term and without changing the hardware component.

  6. Model and simulation of a flywheel energy storage system at a utility substation using electro-magnetic transients programs

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    Weissbach, R.S.; Karady, G.G.; Farmer, R.G.

    1996-11-01

    A flywheel energy storage system for use as an uninterruptible power supply at a utility substation to replace electrochemical batteries has been modeled. The model is developed using the Electro-Magnetic Transients Program (EMTP). Models for the flywheel, permanent magnet (synchronous) motor/generator, rectifiers and inverter have been included. Transient response for loss of power and clearing of a short circuit fault, as well as variation of load voltage due to the flywheel spinning down, is presented.

  7. Holbrook Substation Superconductor Cable System, Long Island, New York Final Report

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    Maguire, James; McNamara, Joseph

    2010-06-25

    The LIPA Superconductor project broke ground on July 4, 2006, was first energized on April 22, 2008 (Earth Day) and was commissioned on June 25, 2008. Since commissioning, up until early March, 2009, there were numerous refrigeration events that impacted steady state operations. This led to the review of the alarms that were being generated and a rewrite of the program logic in order to decrease the hypersensitivity surrounding these alarms. The high temperature superconductor (HTS) cable was energized on March 5, 2009 and ran uninterrupted until a human error during a refrigeration system switchover knocked the cable out of the grid in early February 2010. The HTS cable was in the grid uninterrupted from March 5, 2009 to February 4, 2010. Although there have been refrigeration events (propagated mainly by voltage sags/surges) during this period, the system was able to automatically switch over from the primary to the backup refrigeration system without issue as required during this period. On February 4, 2010, when switching from the backup over to the primary refrigeration system, two rather than one liquid nitrogen pumps were started inadvertently by a human error (communication) causing an overpressure in the cable cooling line. This in turn activated the pressure relief valve located in the grounding substation. The cable was automatically taken out of the grid without any damage to the components or system as a result of signals sent from the AMSC control cabinet to the LIPA substation. The cable was switched back into the grid again on March 16, 2010 without incident and has been operational since that time. Since switching from the backup to the primary is not an automatic process, a recent improvement was added to the refrigeration operating system to allow remote commands to return the system from backup to primary cooling. This improvement makes the switching procedure quicker since travel to the site to perform this operation is no longer necessary and

  8. The results of systems tests of the 500 kV busbar controllable shunting reactor in the Tavricheskaya substation

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    Gusev, S. I.; Karpov, V. N.; Kiselev, A. N.; Kochkin, V. I.

    2009-09-15

    The results of systems tests of the 500 kV busbar magnetization-controllable shunting reactor (CSR), set up in the Tavricheskaya substation, including measurements of the quality of the electric power, the harmonic composition of the network currents of the reactor for different values of the reactive power consumed, the determination of the regulating characteristics of the reactor, the speed of response of the shunting reactor in the current and voltage stabilization modes, and also the operation of the reactor under dynamic conditions for different perturbations, are presented. The results obtained are analyzed.

  9. Feasibility study: Application of RCM techniques for substation maintenance at the Bonneville Power Administration. [Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Purucker, S.L.; Tonn, B.E.; Goeltz, R.T.; James, R.D.; Kercel, S.; Rizy, D.T.; Simpson, M.L.; Van Dyke, J.W.

    1992-05-28

    This feasibility study examines reliability centered maintenance (RCM) as it applies to Bonneville Power Administrations (BPA) substation maintenance program. Reliability techniques are examined in evaluated. Existing BPA equipment maintenance procedures are documented. Equipment failure history is considered. Economic impacts are estimated. Various equipment instrumentation methods are reviewed. Based on this analysis a prototype system is proposed. The prototype will be implemented in two phases. Phase 1 is to be completed in 1992, it includes instrumenting one power transformer and one oil circuit breaker. Software development will focus on displaying data. Phase 2 is to be completed the following year. The remaining transformers and breakers will be instrumented during the second phase. Software development will focus on predictive maintenance techniques and maintenance decision support.

  10. {open_quotes}Secure Bus{close_quotes} disturbance-free power at the utility substation level

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    Boenig, H.J.; Jones, W.H.

    1996-12-01

    Over the last 18 months Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM), El Camino Real Engineering, Inc. (CRE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) have worked on the development of disturbance-free power at the medium voltage substation level. The work resulted in the Secure Bus concept, a system in which a medium voltage bus in a substation is immune to power outages and voltage sags on the utility source. The Secure Bus voltage is also immune to voltage sags resulting from faults on any distribution feeder connected to the bus. The Secure Bus concept originated from work conducted to improve power quality for large high-tech manufacturing facilities, in particular for large semiconductor manufacturing plants. For the demands on quality power of a modern facility conventional equipment is not adequate for protecting the end user. For example, the operation of conventional vacuum breakers during short circuit conditions on a feeder circuit, requiring 3 to 5 cycles for breaker opening, does not allow for fast enough current interruption to avoid a voltage dip on the main bus. A sever voltage sag could result in a shut down of sensitive equipment being supplied by the other feeder circuits, which are connected to the main bus. The circumvent the problem, a fast breaker was introduced which interrupts the short circuit before the current causes a significant voltage disturbance. To make the bus immune also to power disturbances caused by power outages, energy storage is introduced to provide the necessary energy back-up in case the primary source is not available.

  11. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Western Area PowerAdministratio...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ... July 14, 2011 CX-006306: Categorical Exclusion Determination Movement of the Shirley Pump Substation To a New Site and Replacement of the Shirley Pump Substation Transformer CX(s) ...

  12. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.11 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Chief Joseph and Custer Substations Security Fence Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.11 Date: ... June 20, 2013 CX-010552: Categorical Exclusion Determination Big George Substation Access ...

  13. Proposed amendment to presidential permit PP-63 and associated modifications to 500 kV international transmission line, Forbes, Minnesota to Manitoba, Canada. [Forbes Substation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1992-10-01

    This Addendum to the Final Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Amendment to Presidential Permit PP-63 and Associated Modifications to 500 kV International Transmission Line: Forbes, Minnesota to Manitoba, Canada (DOE/EA-587) addresses Northern States Power Company's (NSP) proposed expansion of the Forbes Substation. The applicant has requested that the expansion take place on the west side of the substation, within the existing property line, instead of on the north side as originally proposed. All of the proposed construction would take place on property already owned by NSP. DOE has reviewed the environmental impacts associated with this minor modification and has determined that the conclusions reached in the environmental assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact prepared in connection with NSP's original amendment request remain valid.

  14. Type B Accident Investigation of the Serious Personal Injury while Doble Testing at the Western Area Power Administration Hayden Substation, May 19, 1999

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    On May 19, 1999, at 10:31 a.m., four Western Area Power Administration (Western) employees were performing Doble testing on a circuit breaker at Hayden Substation in Routt County, Colorado. Three electricians were injured when the high-voltage lead (HVL) of the Doble test set encroached on the minimum approach distance to an energized part outside clearance boundaries, drawing arcing faults.

  15. Development of electronic potential and current transducers suitable for gas insulated switchgear and adequate for application to substation digital control systems

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Tokoro, K.; Harumoto, Y.; Ida, Y.; Mukae, H.; Ohno, Y.; Shimada, M.; Yamamoto, H.; Yoshida, Y.

    1982-10-01

    Substation Digital Control System (SDCS) had been developed for the future system controlling the large scale power system. For application of SDCS to Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS), electronic potential and current transducers fit for GIS have been developed. This equipment is composed of a capacitive dividing type potential transducer, a low burden current transformer, an analogue-to-digital conversion unit and an optical fiber signal transmit system. Good performance is confirmed by the application tests simulating the field circumstances.

  16. CX-010338: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Eugene Substation Fiber Interconnection CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 05/21/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  17. CX-012658: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chief Joseph and Custer Substations Security Fence Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.11Date: 41843 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  18. CX-007792: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Gore Substation Safety Lighting CX(s) Applied: B2.3 Date: 09/01/2011 Location(s): Oklahoma Offices(s): Southwestern Power Administration

  19. CX-013780: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Troy Substation Tap Yard Expansion CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 07/14/2015 Location(s): MontanaOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-009711: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Tucannon River Substation Expansion Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 11/01/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. CX-011535: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    East Grangeville Substation Sale CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 11/14/2013 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  2. CX-012233: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Shed Acquisition at Kalispell Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 06/09/2014 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  3. CX-010157: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Fairmount Substation Equipment Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 03/27/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  4. CX-012808: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    LURR 20140504 Ross Substation Comcast Fiber Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.9Date: 41906 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  5. CX-013417: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Trentwood Substation Communication Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B1.19Date: 02/11/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  6. CX-013446: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Longview Substation Sanitary Sewer Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B4.9Date: 03/25/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-013651: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Sappho Substation Expansion CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 04/07/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  8. CX-012195: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Alfalfa Substation Control House Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 05/02/2014 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  9. CX-013787: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Bell Substation HVAC Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 06/30/2015 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  10. CX-012795: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    North Bonneville Substation 23- Kilovolt Line Retermination CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 41926 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  11. CX-013972: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Slatt Substation Restroom Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 08/12/2015 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. CX-009786: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Beck Road Substation Meter Installation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 01/07/2013 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  13. CX-010435: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    De Moss Substation Expansion CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/03/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  14. CX-011173: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Yaak Substation Transformer Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 09/18/2013 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  15. CX-011239: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Security Upgrades at Multiple Substations CX(s) Applied: ? Date: 10/02/2013 Location(s): Oregon, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  16. CX-009202: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Port Angeles Substation Equipment Additions CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 09/14/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  17. CX-010057: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Eugene Substation Protective Relay Installation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 01/29/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  18. CX-012803: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Sacajawea Substation Expansion and Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 41912 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  19. CX-010588: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chehalis Substation Tree Clearing CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/02/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-012807: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Action Substation Equipment Sale CX(s) Applied: B1.24Date: 41906 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. CX-008691: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Mason Substation Metering Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 06/25/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  2. CX-014366: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chemawa Substation Wireless Communication Facility CX(s) Applied: B1.19Date: 12/08/2015 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  3. CX-013798: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Bellingham Substation Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 06/11/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  4. CX-011177: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Hebo Substation Access Road Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 09/13/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  5. CX-008882: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Sno-King Substation Expansion CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 08/08/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  6. CX-012228: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Deer Park Substation Connection Modifications CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 06/17/2014 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-014383: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Midway Substation Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 10/20/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  8. CX-007147: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    CX-007147: Categorical Exclusion Determination Flagstaff Substation Breaker Replacement & Control Cable Addition CX(s) Applied: B2.5 Date: 02182011 Location(s): Coconino County, ...

  9. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Western Area PowerAdministratio...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    ... May 1, 2015 CX-013955: Categorical Exclusion Determination Waterflow Substation Phase Shifter Transformer Replacement San Juan County, CO CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05012015 ...

  10. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B2.3 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Determination 735-A CHEX HEPA Filter Replacement CX(s) Applied: B2.3 Date: 02292016 ... May 17, 2013 CX-010416: Categorical Exclusion Determination Substation Maintenance and ...

  11. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Bonneville Power Administration...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Coyote Hills Radio Station Electrical Service Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B4.13 ... November 12, 2015 CX-014377: Categorical Exclusion Determination Olympia Substation ...

  12. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.4 | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    February 25, 2015 CX-013414: Categorical Exclusion Determination Heyburn Substation Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.4 Date: 0225...

  13. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Montana | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ... BPA Idaho Falls District 2015 Wood Pole Replacement and Access Road Maintenance CX(s) ... March 11, 2015 CX-013448: Categorical Exclusion Determination Taft Substation Retaining ...

  14. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nebraska | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ... February 10, 2014 CX-012081: Categorical Exclusion Determination Kimball Substation KY1A Transformer Replacement and Road Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 02102014 ...

  15. CX-014183: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Heyburn Substation Door Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 09/03/2015 Location(s): IdahoOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  16. CX-012222: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Harney Substation Digital Communications Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 06/30/2014 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  17. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Southwestern Power Administratio...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    NERC Alert Phase III Transmission Line Structure Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 ... May 5, 2014 CX-012212: Categorical Exclusion Determination Doniphan Substation Backup ...

  18. CX-008875: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Bingen Substation Sectionalizing Switches Disposition CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 08/27/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  19. CX-013451: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Garrison Substation Equipment Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.7Date: 03/02/2015 Location(s): MontanaOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-013310: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chemawa Substation Equipment Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.7Date: 01/06/2015 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. CX-014185: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Conkelley Substation Property Transfers CX(s) Applied: B1.24Date: 08/27/2015 Location(s): MontanaOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  2. CX-011531: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Targhee Substation Land Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 11/05/2013 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  3. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Idaho Operations Office...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Stack Modifications for Sample Probe Replacement CX(s) Applied: B2.2 Date: 05112015 ... Determination Test Reactor Area-774 Substation Equipment Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B2.5 ...

  4. CX-011171: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Longview and Tillamook Substation Communication Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 09/24/2013 Location(s): Washington, Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  5. CX-007993: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Hatwai 230-Kilovolt Substation Breaker Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 02/09/2012 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  6. CX-007366: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Inland Power & Light 230-kilovolt Substation Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 11/17/2011 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-010409: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Installation of Cattle Guard at Western Area power Administration's Oracle Electrical Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.11 Date: 05/09/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  8. CX-012000: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Hatwai Substation Bay 4 Equipment Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 04/22/2014 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  9. CX-012344: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Tucson Substation - Asbestos Abatement CX(s) Applied: B1.16 Date: 06/03/2014 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  10. CX-013365: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Ogallala Substation Drainage Control Keith County, Nebraska CX(s) Applied: B1.33Date: 11/10/2014 Location(s): NebraskaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  11. CX-008344: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Clean, Seal, and Paint West Hackberry Buildings RW MCC 392, Substation 390 and MCC 317 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 05/08/2012 Location(s): Louisiana Offices(s): Strategic Petroleum Reserve Field Office

  12. CX-011830: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Malin Substation Storm Drain and Switchyard Rock Improvements CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 02/06/2014 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  13. CX-014381: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Vantage Substation-Control House, Fire Detection and Alarm Installs CX(s) Applied: B2.2Date: 10/21/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  14. CX-008383: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cheyenne Substation West Control Building Roof Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/02/2012 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  15. CX-013361: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Medicine Bow Substation Control Building Installation Project (Amended) Carbon County, Wyoming CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 01/05/2015 Location(s): WyomingOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  16. CX-011530: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    "Equipment Additions to the Ostrander and Pearl Substations and Dittmer Control Center CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 11/01/2013 Location(s): Oregon, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration"

  17. CX-007990: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Pearl Substation 500-Kilovolt #6 Bay Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 02/13/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  18. CX-010097: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Herbicide Application at Lone Butte Substation During Fiscal Year 2013 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/24/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  19. CX-012644: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Puget Sound Area Northern Intertie (PSANI) - Covington and Raver Substation Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.24, B4.11Date: 41864 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-013939: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Hayden Substation Access Road Maintenance Routt County, CO CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 03/23/2015 Location(s): ColoradoOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  1. CX-011719: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cable Trenching in the Gila Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 01/13/2014 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  2. CX-007801: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Coolidge Substation Archaeological Testing CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 10/13/2011 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  3. CX-011723: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Happy Jack 230 Kilovolt Substation Fiber Optic Installation in Laramie County, Wyoming CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 12/31/2013 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  4. CX-013936: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Happy Jack 230 Kilovolt Substation Fiber Optic Installation Laramie County, WY CX(s) Applied: B4.7Date: 05/06/2015 Location(s): WyomingOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  5. CX-011655: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Edgeley Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 11/19/2013 Location(s): North Dakota Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Upper Great Plains Region

  6. CX-007994: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Upgrade of the Existing Septic System at the Redmond Substation and Maintenance Facility CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 02/08/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-013572: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Electrical Operations Staff to Perform Yard Maintenance in Electrical Substations CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 04/02/2015 Location(s): South CarolinaOffices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

  8. CX-012108: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Telephone Line Removal Along the Access Road into Wautoma Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/17/2014 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  9. CX-010685: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Hayden Substation 230-kilovolt Tie Line CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/09/2013 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  10. CX-008686: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Disposition of Mountain Avenue Substation and Tap Line CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 07/11/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  11. CX-011832: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    McNary Substation Equipment Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 01/29/2014 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. CX-007789: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Substation Improvements CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 12/05/2011 Location(s): Missouri Offices(s): Southwestern Power Administration

  13. CX-011856: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Substation Maintenance and Renovation Activities for 2014 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 01/23/2014 Location(s): Arizona, California, Nevada Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  14. CX-010163: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Revenue Meter Replacement at Benton County Public Utility District’s (PUD) Finley Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 03/13/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  15. CX-011693: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Keeler and Troutdale Substations Communication Equipment Additions CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 12/30/2013 Location(s): Oregon, Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  16. CX-012806: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Puget Sound Area Northern Intertie-Covington and Raver substation upgrades (Amendment No. 2) CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 41908 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  17. CX-012080: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Deering Lake and Yuma Substation Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 03/06/2014 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  18. CX-000599: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Flathead Substation Bay Addition - L0307CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 01/13/2010Location(s): Flathead County, MontanaOffice(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  19. CX-011182: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    McLoughlin Substation Equipment Additions CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 09/05/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-009705: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Lane Substation 500/230-kV Transformer Phase Separation Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 12/06/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. CX-011685: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Lightspeed Network's Fiber Installation near Pilot Butte Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 01/15/2014 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  2. CX-009517: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Snohomish Substation Control House Expansion & Seismic Retrofit CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 11/08/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  3. CX-013779: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Upgrades at Multiple Substations and Radio Facilities CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 07/15/2015 Location(s): Multiple LocationsOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  4. CX-013984: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Ellensburg Substation Expansion and Control House Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 07/23/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  5. CX-007605: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    General Motors Battery Pack Assembly Plant - Electric Substation Upgrade CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Date: 01/18/2012 Location(s): Michigan Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  6. CX-007604: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    General Motors Battery Pack Assembly Plant - Electric Substation Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 01/18/2012 Location(s): Michigan Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  7. CX-007606: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    General Motors Battery Pack Assembly Plant - Electric Substation Upgrade CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Date: 01/18/2012 Location(s): Michigan Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  8. CX-012357: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Shiprock Substation Stormwater Erosion Control Maintenance, San Juan County, New Mexico CX(s) Applied: B1.33 Date: 07/01/2014 Location(s): New Mexico Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  9. CX-014363: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    200 Area Electrical Substation Expansion Facility 551 - Water Main CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 12/08/2015 Location(s): IllinoisOffices(s): Argonne Site Office

  10. CX-010579: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    McLoughlin Substation Metering Panel Ownership Transfer CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 07/23/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  11. CX-013678: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Test Reactor Area-774 Substation Equipment Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B2.5Date: 04/27/2015 Location(s): IdahoOffices(s): Idaho Operations Office

  12. CX-013771: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Mead Substation Stage 15- Foundation Rebuilds and Transformer Connections CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 04/23/2015 Location(s): NevadaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  13. CX-012087: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Liberty Substation - Vegetation Management CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/01/2014 Location(s): Arizona, Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  14. CX-009531: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Ault Substation Drainage Swale Construction CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 12/13/2012 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  15. CX-008688: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Installation of equipment at Wahkiakum Public Utility Districts Cathlamet Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/02/2011 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  16. CX-007989: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Grant County Public Utility District - Columbia Substation Interconnection Project CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 02/14/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  17. CX-010552: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Big George Substation Access Road Snow Prevention, Park County, Wyoming CX(s) Applied: B1.11 Date: 06/20/2013 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  18. CX-007356: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Grant New Cingular Wireless request for use of right-of-way at the Salem Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 12/01/2011 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  19. CX-001518: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Re-seal Polyurethane Overcoat on BH Substation Relay Building 814CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 04/07/2010Location(s): TexasOffice(s): Fossil Energy, Strategic Petroleum Reserve Field Office

  20. CX-010111: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Animas River Substation Site Drainage Remediation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 04/26/2013 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  1. CX-014490: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    151-1K Substation/switchgear Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 10/29/2015 Location(s): South CarolinaOffices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

  2. CX-013639: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Alvey Substation 500-Kilovolt Shunt Reactor Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 04/20/2015 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  3. CX-013955: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Waterflow Substation Phase Shifter Transformer Replacement San Juan County, CO CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 05/01/2015 Location(s): ColoradoOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  4. CX-013917: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Animas River Substation Storm Drain Repair Project, La Plata County, CO CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 02/24/2015 Location(s): ColoradoOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  5. CX-012194: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Santiam Substation 230 Kilovolt Shunt Reactor Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 05/05/2014 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  6. CX-013790: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Aberdeen Substation (Grays Harbor PUD) Tree Clearing CX(s) Applied: B1.32Date: 06/24/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-010337: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Garrison Substation Access Roads CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.13 Date: 05/28/2013 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  8. CX-013652: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Paul Substation 500-Kilovolt Reactor Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 04/07/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  9. CX-013925: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Collbran Substation Conduit Installation and Breaker Replacement Mesa County, CO CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 05/01/2015 Location(s): ColoradoOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  10. CX-011854: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Glen Canyon Substation 345 Kilovolt - Sulfur Hexafluoride and Concrete Pad Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 02/06/2014 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  11. CX-012345: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Collbran Substation Conduit Installation and Breaker Replacement, Mesa County, Colorado CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/03/2014 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  12. CX-009784: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Bertelsen Substation Metering Panel Segment Addition CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 12/31/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  13. CX-012768: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Poncha Substation Access and Drainage Maintenance Chaffee County, Colorado CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 41880 Location(s): ColoradoOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  14. CX-012193: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Slatt Substation Meter and Communication Equipment Installation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 05/05/2014 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  15. CX-012363: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Asarco and Troy Substations Grounding Mat Installations CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/27/2014 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  16. CX-011245: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Dixon Substation Fiber Optic Cable Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 09/24/2013 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  17. CX-013461: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Test Reactor Area (TRA)-774 Substation Equipment Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B2.5Date: 03/02/2015 Location(s): IdahoOffices(s): Nuclear Energy

  18. CX-008705: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Upgrade of the Secondary Containment System at Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) Santiam Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/30/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  19. CX-013448: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Taft Substation Retaining Wall and Stormwater Maintenance Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 03/11/2015 Location(s): MontanaOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-007802: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Coolidge Substation Southeast Corner Gate and Fence Relocation Project CX(s) Applied: B1.11 Date: 01/18/2012 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  1. CX-011240: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Echo Lake Substation Isolation Disconnect Switch Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 09/30/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  2. CX-013530: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Reconstruction of the V.T. Hanlon Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 03/23/2015 Location(s): South DakotaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Upper Great Plains Region

  3. CX-009706: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Keeler Substation-Control House Expansion CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 12/04/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  4. CX-014541: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Coolidge Substation Communication Equipment Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 10/20/2015 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  5. CX-014716: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Glen Canyon Substation Emergency Waterline Repairs CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 02/04/2016 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  6. CX-012630: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Puget Sound Area Northern Intertie-Covington and Raver Substation Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.24, B4.11Date: 41885 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-008407: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Terry Ranch Road Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.24, B4.11 Date: 03/29/2012 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  8. CX-007818: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Weld Substation Control Building Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.4 Date: 02/03/2012 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  9. CX-011833: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Fiber Installation at Snohomish, SnoKing and Murray Substations CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 01/27/2014 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  10. CX-012190: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Murray, Snohomish, and Sno-King Substations Equipment Acquisition CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 05/21/2014 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  11. CX-012338: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Amargosa Substation (Conduit and Storage Pad Installation) CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 06/03/2014 Location(s): Nevada Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  12. CX-013770: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Liberty Substation Mowing CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 05/04/2015 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  13. CX-013773: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Tucson Substation Rebuild- Stage 02 Project CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 03/31/2015 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  14. CX-013443: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Substation Maintenance and Renovation Activities for 2015 CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 02/17/2015 Location(s): Multiple LocationsOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  15. CX-014326: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Lone Butte Substation Erosion Repairs CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 09/22/2015 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  16. CX-012738: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Gila Substation Geotechnical Study CX(s) Applied: B3.1Date: 41857 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  17. CX-012743: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Mead Substation Service Building Repairs CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 41879 Location(s): NevadaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  18. CX-014171: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Sonora Substation Antenna Pole Addition CX(s) Applied: B1.19Date: 07/20/2015 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  19. CX-013528: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Pest Control at Buildings in 44 Substations CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 03/11/2015 Location(s): Multiple LocationsOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  20. CX-007997: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Grant Consumer Power, Incorporated's Request for use of Right-of-way at Harrisburg Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 02/06/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. CX-012771: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Sinclair Substation License Outgrant, Carbon County, Wyoming CX(s) Applied: B1.24Date: 41838 Location(s): WyomingOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  2. CX-010686: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cheyenne Substation KV2A 115-kilovolt Tie Line Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/02/2013 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  3. CX-008792: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Alliance Substation Communication Building Installation Box Butte County, Nebraska CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 08/28/2011 Location(s): Nebraska Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  4. CX-010405: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Idalia Substation Grounding and Drainage Improvements CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/22/2013 Location(s): Missouri Offices(s): Southwestern Power Administration

  5. CX-008678: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Hot Springs Substation Gravity Drain Install CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/19/2012 Location(s): Montana Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  6. CX-007807: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Griffith Substation Transformer Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 11/14/2011 Location(s): Nevada Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  7. CX-007995: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Upgrade of the Existing Septic System at the Big Eddy Substation and Maintenance Facility CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 02/07/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  8. CX-010162: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Revenue Meter Replacement at Oregon Trail Electric Co-ops (OTEC's) West John Day Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 03/13/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  9. CX-013531: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Reconstruction of the V.T. Hanlon Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 03/23/2015 Location(s): South DakotaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Upper Great Plains Region

  10. CX-010428: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Alvey Substation 115-kilovolt and 230-kV Breaker Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/14/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  11. CX-014377: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Olympia Substation NERC-CIP Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B2.5Date: 11/12/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. CX-012071: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Archer Substation Microwave Building Fiber Optic Installation CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 04/29/2014 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  13. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Oregon | Department of...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    ... Survivability and Lower Cost in a Submerged Wave Energy Device Award Number: DE-EE0007345 ... Chemawa Substation Wireless Communication Facility CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 12082015 ...

  14. CX-007808: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Mesa Substation Soil Remediation Assessment CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 12/12/2011 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  15. CX-012091: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Nogales Substation Temporary Laydown Yard CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/28/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  16. CX-012767: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Medicine Bow Substation Control Building Installation Project Carbon County, Wyoming CX(s) Applied: B1.22, B1.23Date: 41857 Location(s): WyomingOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  17. CX-010580: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    McNary Substation Shunt Capacitor Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 07/17/2013 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  18. CX-013785: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chenoweth Substation Water and Sewer Connection CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 07/02/2015 Location(s): CaliforniaOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  19. CX-012650: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Morrow Flat Substation Construction and Related Improvements Near Boardman, Oregon CX(s) Applied: B4.11, B4.13Date: 41859 Location(s): OregonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  20. CX-010158: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Revenue Meter Replacement at Franklin County Public Utility Districts (PUD) Taylor Flats Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 03/25/2013 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B4.6 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    September 3, 2015 CX-014183: Categorical Exclusion Determination Heyburn Substation Door Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 09032015 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Bonneville ...

  2. CX-008794: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Transformer Replacement and Foundation Work at Flaming Gorge Substation Daggett County, Utah CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 10/05/2011 Location(s): Utah Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  3. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.22 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    August 14, 2014 CX-012767: Categorical Exclusion Determination Medicine Bow Substation ... Building 26 Air Handlers and In-Line Return Fans Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.22, ...

  4. CX-012756: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Curecanti Substation Access and Drainage Maintenance, Montrose County, Colorado CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 41845 Location(s): ColoradoOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  5. CX-009532: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Holyoke Substation Transformer Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 12/11/2012 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  6. CX-010408: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Emergency Current Transformer Replacement at Gila Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 04/26/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  7. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.33 | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Kiowa Creek-Weld 115-Kilovolt Transmission Line Culvert Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3, ... May 17, 2013 CX-010416: Categorical Exclusion Determination Substation Maintenance and ...

  8. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.27 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    May 17, 2013 CX-010416: Categorical Exclusion Determination Substation Maintenance and ... Determination MPLE Test Stand Replacement Project CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.27, ...

  9. CX-010095: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Casa Grande Substation, CAG 262 Breaker Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/04/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  10. CX-010414: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Vernal Substation 138 Kilovolt Breaker Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/08/2013 Location(s): Utah Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  11. CX-012401: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Equipment Installations at Multiple Substations and Radio Facilities CX(s) Applied: B1.7 Date: 07/14/2014 Location(s): Washington, Washington, Washington, Washington, Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. CX-013631: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    CX-013631: Categorical Exclusion Determination Alvey Substation 230-Kilovolt Reactor Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 04242015 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville ...

  13. CX-014169: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Gila Substation Stage 07 Rebuild Project and Related Communications Equipment Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 07/20/2015 Location(s): ArizonaOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  14. CX-013414: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Heyburn Substation Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.4Date: 02/25/2015 Location(s): IdahoOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  15. CX-010546: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Liberty Substation Transformer Replacement Project, Maricopa County, Arizona CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 06/06/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  16. CX-012081: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Kimball Substation KY1A Transformer Replacement and Road Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 02/10/2014 Location(s): Nebraska Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  17. CX-014364: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Radio Upgrades at Franklin, Nine Mile, and Walla Walla Substations CX(s) Applied: B1.19Date: 12/11/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  18. CX-011654: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Tucson Substation 162/262 Breaker Replacement CX(s) Applied: B3.1, B4.11 Date: 09/05/2012 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  19. CX-010411: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Parker Substation 161 Kilovolt 2013 Breaker Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/17/2013 Location(s): California Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  20. CX-011229: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Oracle Substation - Breaker Support Work CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 10/30/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  1. CX-014179: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Snohomish Substation Equipment Replacement and Expansion Project CX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 09/10/2015 Location(s): WashingtonOffices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  2. CX-004747: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Raver Substation Antenna Project CX(s) Applied: B1.19 Date: 12062010 Location(s): Pierce County, Washington Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration The Bonneville Power...

  3. IEA Wind Task 34 (WREN) Quarterly Webinar #3: Understanding Avian Collision Rate Modeling

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Wind farms can impact birds through collisions. Collision rate models have been developed to estimate the perceived risk to birds and the potential number of collisions within proposed wind farms....

  4. CX-013551: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    26: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-013526: Categorical Exclusion Determination Herbicide Application at 51 Substations Located in Arizona, California, and Nevada CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/23/2015 Location(s): Multiple Locations Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region Western plans to apply pre-emergent, post-emergent, UV Inhibitor herbicides, which will include spray marking dyes, at 51 substations in Coconino, Cochise, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo

  5. CX-013907: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    26: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-013526: Categorical Exclusion Determination Herbicide Application at 51 Substations Located in Arizona, California, and Nevada CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/23/2015 Location(s): Multiple Locations Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region Western plans to apply pre-emergent, post-emergent, UV Inhibitor herbicides, which will include spray marking dyes, at 51 substations in Coconino, Cochise, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo

  6. CX-010434: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010434: Categorical Exclusion Determination LaPine Substation Shunt Reactor Addition CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 06/03/2013 Location(s): Oregon, Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to add equipment at its LaPine Substation in Deschutes County, Oregon to improve regional transmission voltage stability and increase transmission network efficiency. CX-010434.pdf (33.89 KB) More Documents &

  7. CX-010681: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    81: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010681: Categorical Exclusion Determination "Herbicide Application at Two Substations: Kayenta and Long House Valley Located on the Navajo Nation During Fiscal Year 2014 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/01/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region Western plans apply pre-emergent, post-emergent, UV Inhibitor herbicides, which will include spray marking dyes, at 2 substations: Kayenta and Long House

  8. CX-013526: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    26: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-013526: Categorical Exclusion Determination Herbicide Application at 51 Substations Located in Arizona, California, and Nevada CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/23/2015 Location(s): Multiple Locations Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region Western plans to apply pre-emergent, post-emergent, UV Inhibitor herbicides, which will include spray marking dyes, at 51 substations in Coconino, Cochise, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo

  9. Proposed Wild Horse Pass Substation Option

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    LAK E C ITY, U T PAN EL 2 ELEC TR IC ITY D ISTR IBU TION AN D EN D -U SE: H OW D O W E MAN AGE C H ALLEN GES AN D OPPOR TU N ITIES? AP R I L 2 5 , 2 0 1 6 Gila River Indian ...

  10. Reliability centered maintenance for substation equipment

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-08-01

    This paper is a collection of training materials on the principles and implementation of reliability centered maintenance. The main areas discussed in this presentation are organized as follows: RCM principles and concepts; RCM tools, resources and methods; overview of the RCM process; example RCM application; living PM program; RCM implementation experience.

  11. CX-008720: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Acquisition of Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative Disconnect Switch at the BPA LaGrande Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 05/16/2012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. CX-008783: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Fiber Optic Installation at the Stegall 230 Kilovolt Substation Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska CX(s) Applied: B4.7 Date: 06/20/2012 Location(s): Nebraska Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  13. CX-012088: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Emergency Installation of Concrete Pad for Western's Communication Tower at Valley Farms Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 04/01/2014 Location(s): Arizona, Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  14. CX-008791: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Western Area Power Administration and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Fiber Optic Installation Project From Beaver Creek to Big Sandy Substations Morgan, Washington, and Lincoln Counties, Colorado CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 05/09/2012 Location(s): Washington, Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  15. CX-010096: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Herbicide Application at 36 Substations Located in Arizona and California During Fiscal Year 2013 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/19/2013 Location(s): Arizona, Arizona, Arizona, Arizona, Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  16. CX-010683: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Glen Canyon Substation Stage 09- 50MVA 230/69KV Transformer addition CX(s) Applied: B4.11 Date: 07/02/2013 Location(s): Arizona, Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  17. CX-010548: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Pest Control within Buildings at 44 Substations in Arizona, California and Nevada CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 06/06/2013 Location(s): Arizona, California, Nevada Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  18. CX-008786: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Lovell, Basin, and Buffalo Bill Substations, Control Building Rehabilitation Projects Big Horn and Park Counties, Wyoming CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.4 Date: 07/02/2012 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  19. CX-011853: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Outgrant to Southwest Gas for an Underground Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline at Coolidge Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 02/18/2014 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  20. CX-010679: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Herbicide Application at Four Substations: Blythe, Knob, Parker, and Senator Wash Located in California during Fiscal Year 2014 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/01/2013 Location(s): California, California, California Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  1. CX-010680: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Herbicide Application at One Substation: Lone Butte, located on the Gila River Indian Community During Fiscal Year 2014 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/01/2013 Location(s): Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  2. CX-010682: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Herbicide Application at Four Substations: Amargosa, Boulder City, Henderson, and Mead located in Nevada during Fiscal Year 2014 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/01/2013 Location(s): Nevada Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  3. CX-010678: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Herbicide Application at 40 Substations Located in Arizona During Fiscal Year 2014 CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/01/2013 Location(s): Arizona, Arizona, Arizona, Arizona, Arizona Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  4. CX-011196: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Easement to Tennessee Valley Authority for Bethel Valley Substation and Transmission Line Feeds and Clearing of Trees within the Project Area at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory CX(s) Applied: B1.24, B4.11, B4.12 Date: 09/12/2013 Location(s): Tennessee Offices(s): Oak Ridge Office

  5. CX-013527: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Urgent Herbicide Application at 15 Substations located in Arizona, California, and Nevada CX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 03/03/2015 Location(s): Multiple LocationsOffices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

  6. CX-008166: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    Amended: Acquisition of a Portion of Cowlitz County Public Utility Districts 115-Kilovolt Transmission Line Washington Way Substation CX(s) Applied: B1.24 Date: 03/22/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  7. CX-014733: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    Construction of an Electrical Substation and the Transmission Line Feeds for the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) at the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) (NEPA #4201.16, rev. 1) CX(s) Applied: B1.24, B4.11, B4.12Date: 04/19/2015 Location(s): TennesseeOffices(s): Y-12 Site Office

  8. CX-008787: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Midway Substation 230 Kilovolt Upgrades El Paso County, Colorado CX(s) Applied: B4.6, B4.11 Date: 07/25/2012 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  9. CX-011620: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    Terry Ranch Road Substation (Amended) CX(s) Applied: B1.24, B4.1, B4.11 Date: 12/04/2013 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  10. CX-008788: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    Rifle and Craig Substation Modifications and Approach Spans Re-Conductoring Garfield County, Rifle, Colorado and Moffat County, Craig, Colorado CX(s) Applied: B4.6, B4.13 Date: 05/22/2012 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  11. CX-008717: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Relocation of Wood Poles on Centralia B Street No. 1 for Proposed Centralia City Light May Street Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/17/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  12. EA-1671: Big River Substation to Poston Substation 69-Kilovolt Transmission Line Project, Arizona and California

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    The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs considered preparing this EA, with DOE’s Western Area Power Administration as a cooperating agency. This project has been canceled.

  13. IEA Wind Task 34 (WREN) Quarterly Webinar #2: Marine Mammal and Avian Behavior at Offshore Wind Farms

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    Please join us for the second in our quarterly webinar series to be held on Tuesday, December 9 from 4 to 5:30 pm UTC (8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET) developed as part of International Energy Agency’s...

  14. CX-000605: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    05: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000605: Categorical Exclusion Determination Naselle Tap Modification Loop into Driscoll Substation CX(s) Applied: B4.6, B4.11 Date: 01/27/2010 Location(s): Clatsop County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration proposes to expand the existing Driscoll Substation to accommodate a 115-kilovolt (kV) ring bus and rebuild 2.5 miles of the Allston-Astoria Number 1 (No.1) line to double circuit to facilitate looping

  15. CX-010416: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    16: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010416: Categorical Exclusion Determination Substation Maintenance and Renovation Activities CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.7, B1.11, B1.27, B1.31, B1.33, B2.2, B2.3, B2.5, B4.6 Date: 05/17/2013 Location(s): Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Montana, Utah Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region Western Area Power Administration (Western) has identified certain substations projects which require little or no environmental review.

  16. CX-007148: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    48: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007148: Categorical Exclusion Determination Gila Substation Electrical Equipment Replacement CX(s) Applied: B4.6 Date: 05/03/2011 Location(s): Yuma County, Arizona Office(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region Western proposes to replace a 34.5-kilovolt (kV) circuit breaker within the fenced area of Gila Substation. This will consist of removing the existing 34.5-kV circuit breaker and foundation, trenching to add control cables

  17. Microsoft Word - Tacoma-Raver-Substation-Antenna-CX.doc

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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  18. EA-2013: Herbicide Application at Three Substations; Imperial...

    Energy Savers

    (Arizona) SUMMARY Western Area Power Administration (Western) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are jointly preparing an EA that analyzes the potential environmental...

  19. Estimation of fast transient overvoltage in gas-insulated substation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Yanabu, S.; Murase, H.; Aoyagi, H.; Okubo, H.; Kawaguchi, Y. )

    1990-10-01

    By using a commercial 550kV GIS to measure disconnector-induced FTO (fast transient overvoltages) on site, extensive data were obtained. The maximum FTO estimated from observation was 2.7 pu. Such a high FTO was observed infrequently and occurred only at the open end of bus bars. Through a comparison between simulation and measurement by employing a 1-GHz surge sensor, the authors demonstrate that when estimating the level of FTO by EMPT, no large errors are likely to be involved even without strict simulation of such GIS components as spacers, disconnectors, and short bus branches. Thus, the estimated FTO levels analytically obtained agree well with measured values within an error of 0.1 pu.

  20. Package substation system type ENK with SF6 insulation

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    Wieland, A.; Koglin, B.B.; Leonhardt, G.

    1982-07-01

    This paper addresses ENK design switchgear developed by Brown Boveri and tailored for the 46-72.5 kV voltage level using SF6 insulation for subtransmission systems. The most commonly used switchgear in modular pipe-type designs above 121kV systems is GIS. The ENK design and the standard GIS differ considerably and the ENK design's main characteristics include extremely low operation pressure (only 1.2 bar absolute); cubicle type design; and the use of an SF6/air mixture as insulating medium. The ENK design offers a more economical switchgear type for this voltage range. The paper describes the ENK switchgear technique and its possible applications in subtransmission systems.

  1. Detection of Periodic Beacon Loads in Electrical Distribution Substation Data

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    Hammerstrom, Donald J.; Guttromson, Ross T.; Lu, Ning; Boyd, Paul A.; Trudnowski, Daniel; Chassin, David P.; Bonebrake, Christopher A.; Shaw, James M.

    2006-05-31

    This research explores methods for identifying a whether a load is sending a signal to the utility SCADA system. Such a system can identify whether various loads are signialing using existing SCADA infrastructure, that is, without added, high cost communications infrastructure.

  2. IEEE aims to improve seismic design of power substations

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    engineer to defined needs and conditions. And there's a huge benefit to the public. "The seismic qualification process is far more efficient and costs are distributed...

  3. Experience with gas insulated substations in the USA

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    Eriksson, A.; Pettersson, K.G.; Krenicky, A.; Baker, R.; Ochoa, J.R.; Leibold, A.

    1994-12-31

    This paper summarizes investigations on the reliability of GIS in the USA, including a recent primary pilot survey of US utility experience over the last 20 years. The early years of GIS introduction were associated with problems with first generation technology, and the resultant service data shows that such difficulties may have contributed to overall perceptions on GIS reliability. A reviews of the design features of early GIS is thus presented and related to the design and processing approaches adopted for proven modern technology. In order to relate these observations to recent experience, the paper includes comparative analyses with the broader based reliability data acquired from a large number of operation GIS around the world supporting the very high reliability that can be expected from modern GIS. Implications for GIS design and advantages for modern practical application are summarized.

  4. Application of fault location system in power substations

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Mukaiyama, Y.; Mizuno, K.; Horide, A. ); Sakakibara, T.; Maruyama, S.; Kamata, I.; Shinoda, A. )

    1993-01-01

    Relating to GIS (gas-insulated switchgear) fault location sensors and systems, this paper describes a series of development tests carried out when developing sensors for detecting pressure waves, pressure rises, arc lights, tank vibrations, and ground wire currents caused by fault current arcs, while presenting methods for applying and actual applications of systems.

  5. Risk assessment basis of moving particles in gas insulated substations

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Runde, M.; Aurud, T.; Ljoekelsoey, K.; Lundgaard, L.E.; Noekleby, J.E.; Skyberg, B.

    1997-04-01

    Comprehensive acoustic measurements on bouncing particles in a GIS have been carried out. The objective is to find parameters that both are available from external acoustic measurements and usable for assessing whether a particle has the potential to cause an insulation breakdown. The elapsed time between subsequent particle impacts is a measure of how far into the high-field region the particle can move, and thus also a measure on criticality. Secondly, the amplitude of the acoustic signal generated as a particle impacts the enclosure increases with increasing particle length and thus also with increasing criticality. Moreover, plotting these two parameters against each other (particle flight time vs. signal amplitude at impact) for a significant number of impacts (e.g., 1,000) always yields a very characteristic pattern, which in itself is a strong indication that the recorded signals are generated by one, moving particle.

  6. Experience with gas insulated substations in the USA

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Eriksson, A.; Pettersson, K.G.; Krenicky, A.; Baker, R.; Ochoa, J.R.; Leibold, A.

    1995-01-01

    This paper summarizes investigations on the reliability of GIS in the USA, including a recent primary pilot survey or US utility experience over the last 20 years. The early years of GIS introduction were associated with problems with first generation technology, and the resultant service data shows that such difficulties may have contributed to overall perceptions on GIS reliability. A review or the design features of early GIS is thus presented and related to the design and processing approaches adopted for proven modern technology. In order to relate these observations to recent experience, the paper includes comparative analyses with the broader based reliability data acquired from a large number or operational GIS around the world supporting the very high reliability that can be expected from modern GIS. Implications for GIS design and advantages for modern practical application are summarized.

  7. CX-007131: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    31: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007131: Categorical Exclusion Determination Casa Grande-Empire Double Circuit Upgrade and Structure Replacement CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/08/2011 Location(s): Pinal County, Arizona Office(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region Western proposes to replace structures and upgrade to a double circuit 230- kilovolt (kV) transmission line on its Casa Grande-Empire 115-kV transmission line, from Thornton Road to its Empire Substation,

  8. Volume II solicitation package for solicitation no. 522887-5422 {open_quotes}site electrical replacements & substation{close_quotes} subproject: 69 KV substation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1991-05-03

    This solicitation is for the U.S. Department of Energy under Prime Contract No. DE-AC04-88-DP43495 with EG&G Mound Applied Technologies. Ohio Sales or Use taxes are not to be included in the proposal price. Applicable taxes due or owing to the State of Ohio will be paid by the buyer under Direct Payment Permit No. 98-002230. Refer to Form ML-2487, General Provisions, Article 24, {open_quotes}Federal, State & Local Taxes{close_quotes}. Sellers are advised that purchases of building and construction materials for incorporation into a structure or improvement to a real property which is accepted for ownership by the United States or one of its agencies are exempt from Ohio Sales and Use taxes. Unnecessarily elaborate brochures or other presentations beyond those sufficient to present a complete and effective response to this solicitation are not desired and may be construed as an indication of the seller`s lack of cost consciousness. Elaborate art work, expensive paper and binding, and expensive visual and other presentation aids are neither necessary nor wanted.

  9. Energy Conservation Program of the Division of Substation and Control Engineering : An Interim Report.

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    ,

    1981-04-01

    Energy conservation projects undertaken by BPA that could benefit residential and commercial users and development of prototype equipment are described. Progress reports are presented and directions that the projects will take are indicated. The first projects presented are those being done at BPA's Midway Residential Community: studies on air infiltration and weatherization, and evaluation of such energy conservation measures as heat pump and solar water heaters. The next section involves an energy audit and retrofit program undertaken to reduce energy consumption in BPA's own buildings. The third section, also concerned with BPA's efforts to reduce internal energy consumption, presents the application of passive solar techniques to the design of new BPA buildings. The fourth section reports on a system developed to utilize waste thermal energy from transformers and solar energy for space heating and cooling. The fifth section also involves the development of a prototype system, one to monitor energy usage of industrial equipment. The final sections report on projects involving solar and wind energy, the Photovoltaic Applications Program, and the Mod-2 Wind Generator project at Goodnoe Hills. (MCW)

  10. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) Substation C3-3 Acceptance Test Procedure

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    ZAKRAJSEK, M.F.

    2000-10-17

    The purpose of this acceptance test procedure (ATP) is to demonstrate that the newly installed Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer system functions as intended by the design.

  11. Application of gas pressure sensor for fault location system in gas insulated substation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Takagi, I.; Yajima, E.; Sakakibara, T.; Akazaki, M.; Wakabayashi, S.; Uehara, K.; Takahashi, N.

    1995-10-01

    This is a report on increasing the sensitivity of a GIS fault location system using gas pressure sensors. It describes the results of studies on engineering problems arising where methods and sensors for the purpose are actually applied, while presenting the results of performance proof tests carried out with actual equipment, together with some results of their analysis.

  12. Transient ground potential rise in gas insulated substations - assessment of shock hazard

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Ford, G.L.; Geddes, L.A.

    1982-10-01

    Breakdowns and disconnect switch operations in gas insulated switchgear (GIS) generate short duration high potentials on the grounded GIS enclosures. These high potentials cause breakdowns between the GIS enclosures and other nearby grounded components, and have resulted in low voltage protection and control wiring failures and personnel shocks. The mechanism of the transient ground rise phenomenon and the equipment related problems are discussed in two companion papers. The question of the degree of personnel shock hazard imposed by transient ground rise is discussed in this paper. The physiological effects of short duration impulses are reviewed and it is concluded that further biomedical research is required.

  13. ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION RELIABILITY EVALUATION WITH EMPHASIS ON EVOLVING INTERDEPENDENCE ON COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE.

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    AZARM,M.A.BARI,R.A.MUSICKI,Z.

    2004-01-15

    The objective of this study is to develop a methodology for a probabilistic assessment of the reliability and security of electrical energy distribution networks. This includes consideration of the future grid system, which will rely heavily on the existing digitally based communication infrastructure for monitoring and protection. Another important objective of this study is to provide information and insights from this research to Consolidated Edison Company (Con Edison) that could be useful in the design of the new network segment to be installed in the area of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. Our method is microscopic in nature and relies heavily on the specific design of the portion of the grid being analyzed. It extensively models the types of faults that a grid could potentially experience, the response of the grid, and the specific design of the protection schemes. We demonstrate that the existing technology can be extended and applied to the electrical grid and to the supporting communication network. A small subsection of a hypothetical grid based on the existing New York City electrical grid system of Con Edison is used to demonstrate the methods. Sensitivity studies show that in the current design the frequency for the loss of the main station is sensitive to the communication network reliability. The reliability of the communication network could become a more important contributor to the electrical grid reliability as the utilization of the communication network significantly increases in the near future to support ''smart'' transmission and/or distributed generation. The identification of potential failure modes and their likelihood can support decisions on potential modifications to the network including hardware, monitoring instrumentation, and protection systems.

  14. EIS-0285-SA-147: Supplement Analysis | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Analysis Transmission System Vegetation Management Program Vegetation Management for the Big Eddy-Chenoweth NO. 1 and 2 Substation to Substation, Big Eddy - Midway Substation to 2...

  15. Obama Administration Announces Job-Creating Grid Modernization...

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    ... create an approximately 300 mile long, single-circuit ... substation north of Pine Island, Minnesota, and continue ... substations, expansion of three existing substations, and ...

  16. Van Wert County, Ohio: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    County, Ohio Convoy, Ohio Delphos, Ohio Elgin, Ohio Middle Point, Ohio Ohio City, Ohio Scott, Ohio Van Wert, Ohio Venedocia, Ohio Willshire, Ohio Wren, Ohio Retrieved from "http:...

  17. Real-time condition assessment of RAPTOR telescope systems (Journal...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Authors: Stull, Christopher J 1 ; Taylor, Stuart G 1 ; Wren, James 1 ; Mascarenas, David L 1 ; Farrar, Charles R 1 + Show Author Affiliations Los Alamos National ...

  18. Real-time condition assessment of RAPTOR telescope systems (Conference...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Authors: Stull, Christopher J 1 ; Taylor, Stuart G 1 ; Wren, James 1 ; Mascarenas, David L 1 ; Farrar, Charles R 1 + Show Author Affiliations Los Alamos National ...

  19. Microsoft PowerPoint - MACRUC Smart Grid School_rev 2A_NETL.pptx

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... * Geographic Information System (GIS) * Distributed generation and storage * ... * Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) * Substation Automation Substation Automation * ...

  20. TITLE AUTHORS SUBJECT SUBJECT RELATED DESCRIPTION PUBLISHER AVAILABILI...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION POWER SUBSTATIONS CAPITALIZED COST CALCULATION METHODS PLANNING COST ESTIMATION MATHEMATICAL MODELS The displacement or deferral of substation...

  1. "Title","Creator/Author","Publication Date","OSTI Identifier...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    AND DISTRIBUTION; POWER SUBSTATIONS; CAPITALIZED COST; CALCULATION METHODS; PLANNING; COST ESTIMATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS",,"The displacement or deferral of substation...

  2. EIS-0400: Granby Pumping Plant Switchyard-Windy Gap Substation Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Grand County, CO

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Western Area Power Administration prepared an EIS, with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Grand County (Colorado) as cooperating agencies, to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of rebuilding a 12-mile, 69 kV electric transmission line in Grand County. The proposed project would rebuild the single-circuit line as a double-circuit transmission line and add a second power transformer. Western identified potentially significant impacts while preparing an EA for this proposal (DOE/EA-1520) and prepared an EIS instead of completing the EA. Further information about the project is available on the project website.

  3. Technical Information Exchange on Pyrolysis Oil: Potential for a Renewab;e Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    PREFACE The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (DOE/EERE) invests in a diverse portfolio of energy technologies to achieve a stronger economy, a cleaner environment, and a secure energy future for America. The Bioenergy Technologies Office is an integral component of DOE/EERE's efforts to diversify our energy supply. The office works with industrial partners, national laboratories, and other stakeholders to develop the technologies and systems needed to

  4. Geothermal Development and the Use of Categorical Exclusions...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) geothermal CXs; Compare current CXs for oil, gas, and geothermal energy; Describe bills proposing new statutory CXs; Examine the ...

  5. Geothermal Development and the Use of Categorical Exclusions...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    history of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) geothermal CXs;Compare current CXs for oil, gas, and geothermal energy; Describe bills proposing new statutory CXs; Examine the ...

  6. EIS-0451: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    transmission line and a 138115-kV substation (collectively referred to as the Hooper Springs Project). The new BPA substation would be called Hooper Springs Substation and would...

  7. Property:NEPA Proposed Action | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    line (Alternative D) or two parallel lines (Alternative E) running 63 miles from the Red Substation near Killdeer to the new White Substation and on to the Blue Substation and...

  8. Antelope Valley Neset | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    line (Alternative D) or two parallel lines (Alternative E) running 63 miles from the Red Substation near Killdeer to the new White Substation and on to the Blue Substation and...

  9. EIS-0183: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Gilliam County, Oregon, and has requested interconnection to the FCRTS at BPA's Jones Canyon Substation in Gilliam County, Oregon. BPA will expand this existing substation and...

  10. CX-012212: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    and ACDC panel at Doniphan substation. The project will entail laying an underground cable within the substation. PDF icon CX-012212.pdf More Documents & Publications CX-010405:...

  11. Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    substations at the facilities, which reduce power to various AC voltages providing a dual loop power supply. In Idaho Falls, separate substations provide commercial power at...

  12. SANDIA REPORT

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    ... The LTC source voltage is a function of the transmission voltage at the substation and the voltage drop across the substation transformer. Power flow studies on the distribution ...

  13. EIS-0451: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    extend from BPA's proposed Hooper Springs Substation near Soda Springs, Idaho, to either an existing Lower Valley Energy (LVE) substation or a proposed BPA connection facility that ...

  14. OSDF Inspection Report

    Office of Legacy Management (LM)

    ... field walkdown 57 Repaired Sept. 2012 856 Duke Energy substation No Honeysuckle all along bank east of Duke Energy substation 12142009 December 2009 quarterly field walkdown 11 ...

  15. Notices

    Energy Savers

    Pumping Plant Switchyard- Windy Gap Substation Transmission Line Rebuild, Grand ... Switchyard-Windy Gap Substation (Project) transmission line in Grand County, Colorado. ...

  16. EA-1002: Final Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    its operational telecommunications system between the Hot Springs Substation and the Garrison Substation using a fiber optic system. EA-1002-FEA-1994.pdf (3.75 MB) More ...

  17. Dr. Mark Peters President and Laboratory Director Battelle Energy...

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    Year Preventative Maintenance of CFA Substation Vacuum Breakers, dated May 14, 2015. On ... activity on a vacuum breaker in the Scoville Substation in the Central Facilities Area. ...

  18. EA-1503: Final Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    by VELCO involves upgrades in Vermont at three existing substation1 locations (St. ... line, located between VELCO's Irasburg Substation iiand Mosher's Tap, to accommodate a ...

  19. Tribal Ownership & Capturing the Government Tax Base - 3 Projects

    Energy Savers

    Population: 365 GENERAL PARAMETERS * 66kV line on Reservation with substation * 500 kV line with substation 15 miles from Reservation * Interstate highway through Reservation * ...

  20. No Slide Title

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    ... Switching Sequencing Was Initiated Within 1 Hour the first substation was Within 1 Hour the first substation was charged, line crews then moved to the charged, line crews ...

  1. Microsoft Word - Document1

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    lines - xxxxx into Potomac River substation is scheduled to be energized on ... June 2, 2007 load will be applied to the circuit from the Potomac River substation. ...

  2. EIS-0399: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Montana, and extend north to a new substation to be constructed northeast of ... transformer would be installed at the substation near Lethbridge to control the ...

  3. DOE, Washington Closure complete recycling project at Hanford...

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    About 400,000 saved by recycling electrical substation components in 300 Area RICHLAND, ... The work involved removing an electrical substation in the 300 Area, a former industrial ...

  4. U.S. Department of Energy Southwestern Power Administration

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    Form Proposed Action Title: Doniphan Substation Grounding and Drainage Project Program ... proposes to make grounding and drainage safety improvements to the Doniphan Substation. ...

  5. U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management

    Office of Legacy Management (LM)

    ... Resolution Date of Resolution Comments 856 Duke Energy substation No Honeysuckle all along bank east of Duke Energy substation 12142009 December 2009 quarterly field walkdown 11 ...

  6. Microsoft PowerPoint - 02.11.2010_Smart Grid Conference.pptx

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    technology for smart grid applications (substation automation) * Project started in Nov ... further analytics 13 Summary: HV BPL Substation Communications * HV BPL Applications ...

  7. One West Third Street Tulsa, Oklahoma

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    ... alongside many of the agency's substation and transmission crews and ... has served as the Section Chief for Substation and Transmission Engineering, managing ...

  8. Comments of East Central Energy- Minnesota | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    We also use this network to perform maintenance on substation control equipment. The rural environment and substation in particular present challenges. Carriers and telephone ...

  9. Energy Department, Arizona Utilities Announce Transmission Infrastruct...

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    County, Arizona, and runs southeast to the ED5 Substation in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Area Power Administration Transmission Substation Federal Agencies to Assist with Clean ...

  10. U.S. Department of Energy Southwestern Power Administration

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    Doniphan Substation Backup Station Service Project Program or Field Office: Southwestern ... proposes to replace the backup station service and ACDC panel at Doniphan substation. ...

  11. U.S. Department of Energy Southwestern Power Administration

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    Idalia Substation Grounding and Drainage Improvements Program or Field Office: ... perform necessary grounding and drainage improvements at the Idalia Substation facility. ...

  12. Microsoft PowerPoint - 8880 December 2011 OSDF Inspection Report...

    Office of Legacy Management (LM)

    ... 2009 quarterly field walkdown 1 856 Duke Energy substation No Honeysuckle all along bank east of Duke Energy substation 12142009 December 2009 quarterly field walkdown 11 ...

  13. Entergy Services, Inc. Smart Grid Project | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    tools.3 Equipment 41 Phasor Measurement Units across 21 Substations 21 Substation Computers Targeted Benefits AngleFrequency Monitoring Post-Mortem Analysis Voltage Stability...

  14. A Toolkit for Microgrid Design

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Gen Other Feeders Distribution Substation Full Substation Microgrid Full Feeder Microgrid ... to replace a generator, and if so, the optimal size and type of the replacement. ...

  15. Enterprise Assessments Assessment of Selected Conduct of Operations...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    ... Characterization Project, and SS for substation (Attachment 2 uses SUB for substation). ... as required by WP 08-NT3105, and the transportation engineer completed replacement tags. ...

  16. US Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    ... Proposed transmission system upgrade; new substation, existing substation additions, etc. ... Malheur Wildlife Area Jonesboro Diversion Replacement Project (DOEEA-1194) EA 112012 ...

  17. January 2008 RFP Fixed Price Unit Contingent Products Results...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ... lines - 41 line upgrades - 1 line conversion to 230 kV - 10 new substations - 20 capacitor banks - 1 SVC - 32 substation expansion, reconfiguration or equipment addition...

  18. Wildlife Monitoring and Wind Energy

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This webinar series supports the International Energy Agency’s Wind Task 34 (also known as WREN – Working Together to Resolve Environmental Effects of Wind Energy) goal to facilitate international...

  19. EIS-0400: Final Environmental Impact Statement

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Granby Pumping Plant Switchyard-Windy Gap Substation Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Grand County, CO

  20. EIS-0400: Draft Environmental Impact Statement

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Granby Pumping Plant Switchyard-Windy Gap Substation Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Grand County, CO

  1. EIS-0400: EPA Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Grandby Pumping Plant Switchyard Windy Gap Substation Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Grand County, CO

  2. EIS-0400: EPA Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Granby Pumping Plant Switchyard-Windy Gap Substation Transmission Line Rebuild Project, Grand County, CO

  3. State Historic Preservation Office Concurrence Letter

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Abengoa Mojave Solar Project and Lockhart Substation Connection and Communication Facilities Upgrade, San Bernardino County, California

  4. EIS-0354: Record of Decision

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Western Area Power Administration Valley Electric Association Interconnection of Ivanpah Energy Center to Mead Substation

  5. EA-1110: Finding of No Significant Impact

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Use of Herbicide for Vegetation Control at VHF Stations, Microwave Stations, Electrical Substations, and Pole Yards

  6. EA-2013: Final Environmental Assessment

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Herbicide Application at Three Substations; Imperial County (California), Maricopa and Yuma Counties (Arizona)

  7. El Paso Electric Company Diablo Substation to the US-Mexico border 115kV transmission line project. Final Environmental Assessment

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1992-04-01

    This Environmental Assessment documents the analysis of alternative corridors for development and operation of a proposed 115 kilovolt transmission line using private lands and transporting power to the US-Mexico international border. The project will require (1) an amendment to El Paso Electric Company`s existing export authorization to transfer power across this border, and (2) a Presidential Permit for construction of the transmission line. The project would be located in Dona Ana county in southern New Mexico, approximately five miles west of El Paso, Texas. The alternative corridors, specific locations within those corridors, and structure types are identified and analyzed in the environmental studies.

  8. Type B Accident Investigation Board Report of the January 20, 1998, Electrical Accident at the Casa Grande Substation,South of Phoenix, Arizona

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This report is an independent product of the Type-B Accident Investigation Board appointed by Michael S.Cowan, Chief Program Officer, Western Area Power Administration.

  9. Acceptance Test Procedure for Project 251W, WBS 3, Substation A-8, Building 251-W, Bus {number_sign}2 switchgear replacement

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    VanBaalen, R.A.

    1995-02-01

    This document records the steps taken and results of the acceptance testing of the new 13.8kV switchgear installed at 251W. This gear is under the administrative control of Electrical Utilities.

  10. EA-1595: Final Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    the Davis-Mead 230-kV Transmission Line from Western's Davis substation near Bullhead City, Mohave County, Arizona to its Mead substation near Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada. ...

  11. EIS-0443: Record of Decision | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    235 miles of 500- kilovolt (kV) transmission line. SWIP-South would extend from Harry Allen substation near Las Vegas, Nevada northward to the proposed Thirtymile Substation near...

  12. CX-006289: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Willow Creek Substation -Transformer Replacement and Substation ModificationsCX(s) Applied: B4.6Date: 07/26/2011Location(s): Grand County, ColoradoOffice(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

  13. Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Line - Part 2 Application...

    Energy Savers

    ... KB) Appendix 10-E HVDC Scheme Diagram (33.51 KB) Appendix 10-F Shelby Substation and Optima Substation One-Line Drawings (925.73 KB) Appendix 10-J HVDC Specification ...

  14. CAB Investment Review Summary

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Substation - Additional 500kV Transformer This project will install a new transformer comprised of three single phase 476 MVA transformers at McNary Substation. The project also...

  15. EIS-0436: I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project; Multnomah County...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    proposal to build a 500-kilovolt (kV) lattice-steel-tower transmission line that would run from a new 500-kV substation near Castle Rock, Washington, to a new 500-kV substation...

  16. EIS-0436: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact...

    Energy Savers

    proposal to build a 500-kilovolt (kV) lattice-steel-tower transmission line that would run from a new 500-kV substation near Castle Rock, Washington, to a new 500-kV substation...

  17. CX-002213: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Spacer replacement along the Hanford-Wautoma #1 and #2 (substation to substation) transmission linesCX(s) Applied: B1.3Date: 04/23/2010Location(s): Benton County, WashingtonOffice(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  18. EA-1739: Finding of No Significant Impact | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    (Figure 1-1). This 46-mile, 115-kilovolt1 (kV) transmission line, located between the BPA Bandon Substation and the BPA Rogue Substation in Coos and Curry counties, is old,...

  19. Microsoft Word - 052606 Final Pepco DOE maintenance notice.doc

    Energy Savers

    Pepco has scheduled an outage at the Potomac River substation to make necessary repairs to Pepco equipment at that substation. PJM has scheduled and approved this outage to occur ...

  20. EIS-0443: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    SWIP-South would extend from Harry Allen substation near Las Vegas, Nevada northward to the proposed Thirtymile Substation near Ely, Nevada. Partial financing of SWlP-South is ...

  1. EIS-0323-S1: Draft Supplement Environmental Impact Statement...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    (kV) transmission line between Western's O'Banion Substation and the area just south of SMUD's Elverta Substation and the reconstruciton of SMUD's existing 230-kV115kV ...

  2. EIS-0436: I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project; Multnomah County...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    500-kilovolt (kV) lattice-steel-tower transmission line that would run from a new 500-kV substation near Castle Rock, Washington, to a new 500-kV substation near Troutdale, Oregon. ...

  3. EIS-0379 - Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department...

    Energy Savers

    (FEC) Libby Substation, in the town of Libby, Montana, and proceed west along an existing right-of-way for about 17 miles, terminating at BPA's Troy Substation just east of ...

  4. EIS-0436: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact...

    Energy Savers

    500-kilovolt (kV) lattice-steel-tower transmission line that would run from a new 500-kV substation near Castle Rock, Washington, to a new 500-kV substation near Troutdale, Oregon. ...

  5. EIS-0451: Draft Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    (kV) transmission line and a 138115-kV substation (collectively referred to as the Hooper Springs Project). The new substation would be located adjacent to PacifiCorp's ...

  6. DOE Energy Exchange

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013 ... and is connected to the Fort Huachuca substation. * Completed testing in December 2014 ...

  7. Level 1 Accident Report of the March 1, 2010 Bobcat Fatality...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    White Bluffs Substation near Richland, Washington on March 1, 2010. Level 1 Accident Report of the March 1, 2010 Bobcat Fatality at BPA's White Bluffs Substation (679.74 KB) ...

  8. Project Fact Sheet Columbus HTS Power Cable Superconductivity

    Energy Savers

    The cable system forms an important electrical link in a util- ity substation in Columbus, ... tested a 200-meter, three-phase HTS power cable at an AEP substation in Columbus, Ohio. ...

  9. U

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... always simultaneously) a Control Center Substation Pix FW Pix VPN Appliance FW Appliance ... PC ModBus Sim Serial ModBus OP PC with Substation Explorer OPC DNP3 ModBusIP PC with ...

  10. Project Reports for Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    The extra power is sold by CIPV into the grid. But the nearest existing substation is at ... The construction of a substation on reservation land to link into the local power grid ...

  11. Technical Information Exchange on Pyrolysis Oil: Potential for...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Renewab;e Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England Technical Information Exchange on Pyrolysis Oil: Potential for a Renewab;e Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England This ...

  12. CX-001382: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Installation of a 138 Kilovolt Substation at Building 202 and Modification of Substation 549ACX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 04/05/2010Location(s): IllinoisOffice(s): Science, Argonne Site Office

  13. Next Update: December 2011

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) (indexed site)

    ... 251 6 2017 Orange Grove Chevron PRCP 5 OH single ... 121-150 12 2011 Glen Rose Hills Substat Glen Rose Hills ... - AC 121-150 138 183 6 2016 Elk City Substation Russell ...

  14. Microsoft PowerPoint - Schatz Materials Research in T&D [Read...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Transformers Other Substation Equipment 5 Transmission Infrastructure 6 Transmission System Applications Distribution System Applications Sensors - - - Everywhere Discussion

  15. Microsoft PowerPoint - IEEE IAS PES 102313.pptx

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Conservation voltage reduction Improving power factors Distribution and substation automation - Feeder reconfiguration - Voltage and frequency control - VoltVAR balance - ...

  16. Energy Smart Reserved Power

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    News & Events Skip navigation links Residential Commercial Industrial Federal Agriculture Hydroelectric facilities, transmission substations, as well as some fish hatcheries...

  17. 010203-DRAFT-FINAL2.indd

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... are crucial components of system reliability, and capacity improvements and ... Southwestern upgrades transmission and substation equipment and components and ...

  18. Methods for Analyzing the Benefits and Costs of Distributed Photovolta...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ......... 53 Figure A-1. Voltage drop across a distribution feeder as a function of the distance from the substation, ...

  19. Pike Electric Corporation | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    27030 Sector: Renewable Energy Product: Pike provides engineering, construction and maintenance for distribution and transmission powerlines, substations, Engineering, Procurement...

  20. EA-2016: Willow Creek Wind Farm; Butte County, South Dakota ...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    associated access roads, a new collector substation, an operations and maintenance facility, temporary staging areas, and associated transmission interconnection facilities. ...

  1. Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) products - future

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Lyons, P.F.

    1996-08-01

    This paper summarizes products related to RCM of power systems which will soon be available. The titles include: substation RCM handbook and software; substation RCM driven productive maintenance; transmission RCM evaluation; transmission inspection and maintenance workstation; transmission inspection and detection methods; substation RCM implementation and software support; substation maintenance management workstation; transmission RCM handbook and software; transmission inspection and maintenance workstation - TC; distribution RCM handbook and software; transmission RCM implementation and software support; and distribution RCM implementation and software support.

  2. EIS-0323-S1: Sacramento Area Voltage Support Project Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report, Placer, Sacramento, and Sutter Counties, California

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Construction and operation has been proposed of approximately 31 to 38 miles of new, double-circuit, 230-kilovolt (kV) transmission line between Western's O'Banion Substation and the area just south of SMUD's Elverta Substation and the reconstruciton of SMUD's existing 230-kV/115kV transmission line between SMUD's Elverta and Natomas substations.

  3. Real time detection and correction of distribution feeder operational problems

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Subramanian, A.K.; Huang, J.C.

    1995-12-31

    The paper presents a new technique that detects and corrects distribution operational problems using closed loop control of substation transformers, capacitors and reactors by an online computer. This allows the distribution system to be operated close to its capacity without sacrificing the quality of power supply. Such operations help defer the additional cost of installing new substations. The technique integrates the Distribution Feeder Analysis (DFA) and the Distribution Substation Control (DSC) functions to achieve this. The DFA function provides the topology and power flow results for the feeders using the substation real time measurements. It does not require feeder section measurements. The realtime feeder results are used in detecting any currently existing feeder operational problems such as feeder section voltages and currents outside their limits. The detected feeder problems are transformed into substation distribution bus objectives and then corrected by the DSC function using controls available at the substation. The DSC function has been performing successfully for several years at Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) in Washington, D.C. It uses a closed loop control scheme that controls the substation transformer taps and shunt capacitor and reactor breakers and optimizes the substation operation. By combining the DFA and DSC functions into a single function and with proper transformation of feeder problems into substation objectives, a new closed loop control scheme for the substation controls is achieved. This scheme corrects the detected feeder problems and optimizes the substation operation. This technique is implemented and tested using the actual substation and feeder models of PEPCO.

  4. St Paul's cathedral

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2016-07-12

    Visite de la cathédrale Saint-Paul au centre de Londres. Le révérend Bill Atkins commente cette magnifique église baroque, dessinée par Sir Christopher Wren en 1673

  5. Exploring the conformational energy landscape of proteins

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Nienhaus, G.U. |; Mueller, J.D.; McMahon, B.H.

    1997-04-01

    Proteins possess a complex energy landscape with a large number of local minima called conformational substates that are arranged in a hierarchical fashion. Here we discuss experiments aimed at the elucidation of the energy landscape in carbonmonoxy myoglobin (MbCO). In the highest tier of the hierarchy, a few taxonomic substates exist. Because of their small number, these substates are accessible to detailed structural investigations. Spectroscopic experiments are discussed that elucidate the role of protonations of amino acid side chains in creating the substates. The lower tiers of the hierarchy contain a large number of statistical substates. Substate interconversions are observed in the entire temperature range from below 1 K up to the denaturation temperature, indicating a wide spectrum of energy barriers that separate the substates.

  6. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Advanced Technology Vehicles...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Reequipping and Engineering CX(s) Applied: B1.31, B5.1 Date: 09062011 ... Aptera All-Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles CX(s) Applied: B1.31, B5.1 Date: 0620...

  7. Resilient Core Networks for Energy Distribution

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Kuntze, Nicolai; Rudolph, Carsten; Leivesley, Sally; Manz, David O.; Endicott-Popovsky, Barbara E.

    2014-07-28

    Abstract—Substations and their control are crucial for the availability of electricity in today’s energy distribution. Ad- vanced energy grids with Distributed Energy Resources require higher complexity in substations, distributed functionality and communication between devices inside substations and between substations. Also, substations include more and more intelligent devices and ICT based systems. All these devices are connected to other systems by different types of communication links or are situated in uncontrolled environments. Therefore, the risk of ICT based attacks on energy grids is growing. Consequently, security measures to counter these risks need to be an intrinsic part of energy grids. This paper introduces the concept of a Resilient Core Network to interconnected substations. This core network provides essen- tial security features, enables fast detection of attacks and allows for a distributed and autonomous mitigation of ICT based risks.

  8. Level 1 Accident Report of the March 1, 2010 Bobcat Fatality at BPA's White

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Bluffs Substation | Department of Energy Report of the March 1, 2010 Bobcat Fatality at BPA's White Bluffs Substation Level 1 Accident Report of the March 1, 2010 Bobcat Fatality at BPA's White Bluffs Substation March 31, 2010 On March 2, 2010 at the request of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Chief Safety Officer, a Level I Accident Investigation was convened to investigate an accident in which a supplemental labor contractor was fatally injured in a Bobcat/backhoe accident at the

  9. Technical Information Exchange on Pyrolysis Oil: Potential for a Renewab;e

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England | Department of Energy Renewab;e Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England Technical Information Exchange on Pyrolysis Oil: Potential for a Renewab;e Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England This report summarizes the results of an information exchange sponsored by the DOE/EERE Bioenergy Technologies Office in Manchester, New Hampshire, on May 9-10, 2012. The participand identifies top challenges regarding feedstocks and production, logistics and

  10. Microsoft Word - Self Heals Final 8.31.10_final.docx

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... From a self-healing perspective, the current distribution system is limited where substation automation (SA) systems are applied at a local level, using local information for ...

  11. untitled

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... Voltage regulation in distribution systems is normally performed at the distribution substation level and distribution voltage regulation by distributed resources is not allowed by ...

  12. EA-1955: Campbell County Wind Farm; Campbell County, South Dakota...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    an EA that analyzes the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to interconnect, via a proposed new substation, a proposed Dakota Plains Energy, LLC, 99-megawatt wind farm...

  13. Central Ferry-Lower Monumental

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Involved Contact Us Search Comments Library Frequently Asked Questions Keeler-Pennwalt Wood Pole Removal Line Projects Line Rebuild, Relocation and Substation Projects Spacer...

  14. EIS-0483: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact...

    Energy Savers

    Statement EIS-0483: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild Project, Larimer County, CO DOE's...

  15. EIS-0483: EPA Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Statement EIS-0483: EPA Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild Project, Larimer County, Colorado...

  16. EIS-0483: Draft Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild Project, Larimer County, Colorado Western Area Power Administration prepared a draft EIS that analyzes the potential...

  17. EIS-0483: Draft Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0483: Draft Environmental Impact Statement Estes to Flatiron Substation Transmission Lines Rebuild Project, Larimer County, Colorado...

  18. Zhenjiang Yongtai Electric Co Ltd | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Jiangsu Province, China Product: Manufacture for generatrix groove, switch tank, and box-type transformer substation, diversifying into silicon ingot and wafer investment....

  19. EA-1982: Finding of No Significant Impact | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    These actions would occur on existing transmission line and access road rights-of-way, and at substations and maintenance facilities associated with the transmission system. For ...

  20. CX-001181: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Santiam Substation RenovationCX(s) Applied: B1.16Date: 03/12/2010Location(s): Linn County, OregonOffice(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  1. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Western Area PowerAdministratio...

    Energy Savers

    ... Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region March 23, 2015 CX-013526: Categorical Exclusion Determination Herbicide Application at 51 Substations Located ...

  2. Fermilab Today

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... Photo courtesy of Martha Michels, ESH&Q Announcements Today's New Announcements Sitewide power outage for substation test - Nov. 3-4 Ramsey Auditorium horseshoe road closure begins ...

  3. EECBG Success Story: Police Station Triples Solar Power - and...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    With the help of an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Grant (EECBG), the North Community Police Substation in Henderson, Nevada installed new, roof-top photovoltaic panels that ...

  4. Qualification of Alternative Fuels | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Technical Information Exchange on Pyrolysis Oil: Potential for a Renewab;e Heating Oil Substation Fuel in New England BiodieselFuelManagementBestPracticesReport.pdf Known ...

  5. County, Arizona RECORD OF CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    electrical equipment replacementat Gila Substation in Yuma County, Arizona RECORD OF ... This work is necessary to maintain the safety and reliability of the bulk electrical ...

  6. US Contribution

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    for the steady state electrical network (SSEN), excluding cables and emergency power. ... Overview The steady state electrical network is an AC power substation and distribution ...

  7. EM Contractor Instrumental in Providing Observatory's Continuous...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    completed work to ensure continuous electrical power at a unique Hanford Site facility ... Performing substation maintenance had become increasingly difficult for MSA's Electrical ...

  8. Proponent's Environmental Assessment (PEA) Checklist for Transmission...

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    Proponent's Environmental Assessment (PEA) Checklist for Transmission Line and Substation Projects Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Permitting...

  9. EA-1982: Parker-Davis Transmission System Routine Operation and...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    proposed continuation of operation and maintenance activities and implementation of a ... and at substations and maintenance facilities associated with the transmission system. ...

  10. BGA Engineering LLC | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    search Name: BGA Engineering LLC Place: Glen Rock, New Jersey Zip: 7452 Sector: Solar Product: Engineering firm specialising in substation engineering and design, power plant...

  11. Most Viewed Documents - Power Generation and Distribution | OSTI...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Ridge National Lab., TN (United States) (1995) Electric power substation capital costs Dagle, J.E.; Brown, D.R. (1997) Micro-CHP Systems for Residential Applications ...

  12. EIS-0395: Final Environmental Impact Statement | Department of...

    Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    line would originate at the proposed San Luis Rio Colorado (SLRC) Power Center in Sonora, Mexico, interconnect with Western's existing Gila Substation, and continue to Arizona...

  13. The power grid of the future is a platform that

    Energy Savers

    automatically report outages, smart relays that sense and recover from faults in the substation automatically, automated feeder switches that re-route power around problems, and ...

  14. EECBG Success Story: Saving Gas While Fighting Crime in Tallahassee...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Learn more. Addthis Related Articles EECBG Success Story: Florida County Helping Homeowners Save Energy and Money North Community Police Substation upgraded its solar energy system ...

  15. Case Study - Florida Power & Light - Smart Grid Solutions Strengthen...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Florida Power & Light July 2012 1 Smart devices have been installed on 78 substation ... Smart Grid Solutions Strengthen Electric Reliability and Customer Services in Florida With ...

  16. Nature and Origin of the Cuprate Pseudogap

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    of Copenhagen, Denmark, began receiving electricity through HTSC cable. That same year, three 400-foot HTSC cables were installed for Detroit Edison at the Frisbie Substation...

  17. CAB Investment Review Summary

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Raver Reactor Replacement On March 25, 2013, a fire destroyed the number 2 reactor bank at Raver Substation. An investigation determined that the fire resulted from a bushing...

  18. CAB Investment Review Summary

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    - Schultz Fiber Replacement This project will replace and upgrade of 360 miles of fiber optic cable between the Ross complex and the Franklin and Schultz substations. The project...

  19. NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Idaho Falls Power (IFP) OE North Boulevard Substation PMC EDT Division 2010 Mario Sciulli 5 years (112010 - 12312014) Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA Pacific Northwest Smart Grid ...

  20. NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    DE-OE0000190 Portland General Electric OE PGE Substation @ Oxford & 22nd PMC EDT Division 2010 Mario Sciulli 5 years (112010 - 12312014) Salem, Oregon, USA Pacific Northwest ...

  1. EERE Success Story-Indiana: EERE's Wireless Sensors Can Save...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    On one side of the plant, at an electrical substation, ORNL was taking temperature and humidity measurements, and on the other side, Alcoa staff members were reading the ...

  2. CX-006815: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cattle Creek SubstationCX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 09/27/2011Location(s): Bonneville County, IdahoOffice(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  3. New IEC Specifications Help Define Wind Plant Performance Reporting...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    the balance of systems components of energy collection systems, substation and ... in electricity transmission and the turbines' dependency on the nonturbine components. ...

  4. CX-005010: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Ostrander Substation AdditionCX(s) Applied: B4.11Date: 01/06/2011Location(s): Clackamas County, OregonOffice(s): Bonneville Power Administration

  5. Snohomish County Public Utilities District Smart Grid Project...

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    on the utlity side, including a digital telecommunications network, substation automation and a robust distribution system infrastructure, that will allow enable the...

  6. RLTec formerly ResponsiveLoad Limited | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    and substations which will respond to grid behaviour, and may even ultimately store off-peak electricity to release at peak time, in a distributed manner. References:...

  7. GridPV

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... and Electronics Engineers LDC Line Drop Compensation LTC Load Tap Changer MW ... such as feeder circuit diagram and voltage, current, and power profiles Substation ...

  8. Environmental Impact of Smart Grid

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    ... networks through adaptive voltage control at substations and line drop compensation on voltage regulators * PNNL defines distribution automation and feeder automation ...

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    ... by ownership type ...... 4 Figure 4. Representative voltage drop across a distribution feeder as a function of the distance from the substation ...

  10. Environmental Impacts of Smart Grid

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    ... The Smart Grid can enable reduction of line losses in the distribution networks through adaptive voltage control at substations and line drop compensation on voltage regulators. ...

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    associated building will also be constructed at the Lower Brule Switchyard and Witten Substation. A portion of the proposed transmission line crosses Indian trust lands of the ...

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    about your request. You requested: Any security recordings both audio & video at the Port Angeles substation for dates 10172008-- 12012009. We have reviewed your letter and...

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  14. BPA-2014-01335-FOIA Response

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    including overtime for Garry Brower and Ian Ogilvie for 2009 while employed at the Port Angeles, WA substation for BPA as maintenance electricians." Response We conducted a...

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  19. 09-024 FOIA Correspondence

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    for Sale and Disposal of Transformer(s) information for the following: * T01442, Tacoma Substation, released 7182007 and awarded 8207 * T00989, T00990 and T00991,...

  20. 09-024 FOIA Response

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    for Sale and Disposal of Transformer(s) information for the following: * T01442, Tacoma Substation, released 7182007 and awarded 8207 * T00989, T00990 and T00991,...