City of Loveland

EEC is assisting the City of Loveland on a variety of projects including converting the existing distribution overhead line to underground, designing new circuits and providing support for interconnection requests.

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Platte River Power Authority

EEC is providing engineering services to support the plant with their conformance to NERC reliability standards as well as analyzing and updating their protection systems and settings and coordinating with their transmission/substation group.

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Xcel Energy Substation SCADA

Exponential Engineering in partnership with Emerson Reliability Services is in an ongoing relationship to expand Xcel Energy Substation capacity. EEC provides the SCADA configuration upgrades including programming and commissioning of the status and control points.

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Xcel Energy – Sky Ranch Substation SCADA Upgrade

EEC provided configuration and installation support to Xcel Energy for the Sky Ranch SCADA Upgrade using Novatech’s OrionLX RTU. EEC worked with contractors to install the equipment then modified the hardware configuration, the RTU database and the HMI screens to match the new design. EEC then tested the full functionality of the SCADA system, […]

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Highline Electric Association, Inc.—System Impact Studies

Multiple System Impact Studies (SIS) were performed for interconnections to the Highline Electric Association, Inc. 69kV system. Short Circuit, Power Flow and Dynamic analysis was performed using Aspen Oneliner and PSS/E to determine acceptability of the interconnection.

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Necker Island, BVI—Necker Island Micro-Grid

Designed the electrical system for a renewable energy distributive generation style project on an island in the British Virgin Islands. Existing power was generated by diesel generators and the goal of the project is to reduce generator fuel consumption by 80%. Wind turbine(s), solar arrays and a battery system are part of the design […]

Devon Energy Medium Voltage MCC Upgrade

This project consisted of replacing an existing 4160V motor control center using across-the-line starters with a new Motortronics motor control center using reduced-voltage solid-state (RVSS) starters. The work was coordinated with plant outages and was executed with no additional delays to the outage schedule. Exponential Engineering performed the motor starting studies, created the drawing […]

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Tallgrass Energy Partners, LLC

Designed and provided construction oversight for nine small substations providing power to pumping stations on an oil pipeline. The design included motor starting studies, protective device coordination and specification and ordering the mais substation equipment. EEC also provided bidding services to select the contractor(s).

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KMPUD Outvalley Overhead 115kV and 34.5kV Transmission Line

EEC has designed a two mile 115kV transmission line with 12.5kV underbuild and 1.8 miles of 34.5kV subtransmission line with 12.5kV underbuild. Work included coordination with PG&E for the 12.5kV underbuild design and cutovers. Construction was through mountainous terrain south of Lake Tahoe. Civil/Structural design included foundations and steel transmission poles.

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Black Hills Power – Terry Ranch Road Sub

230kV Switching Station – the switching station is configured as breaker and a half bus containing six 230kV, 2,000A breakers and provisions for six future breakers, with four transmission line terminals and four additional future transmission line terminals.
230kV Transmission Line design consisted of 4 double circuit lines on self-supporting steel poles for the substation […]

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