AEP Substation Projects

AEP Substation Projects

Location: Various

Client: American Electric Power (AEP)

Completion Date: Ongoing

Design Services

Burns & McDonnell provided engineering, procurement through AEP INDUS, construction support and project management support related to more than 200 substation and transmission projects, including:

  • 345-kV/138-kV substations for wind farm interconnection
  • 138-kV and 345-kV new substations
  • 15-kV, 69-kV, 138-kV and 345-kV breaker replacements
  • 69-kV, 138-kV and 345-kV line panel replacements
  • Replace legacy remote terminal units (RTU) with new D20 RTU systems
  • Added new RTU systems to rural substations
  • Capacitor bank additions at 69-kV and 138-kV systems
  • Static VAR compensation equipment additions at 138-kV and 345-kV systems
  • Reactive bank additions at 138-kV and 345-kV systems
  • Added 35-kV distribution bay and its associated transformer and breakers
  • Added 35-kV distribution feeders to existing bays
  • Replaced transformers and upgrade associated bus, switches and control house
  • Replaced power line carrier equipment and panels for line protection
  • Designed new substation control houses to separate transmission assets from existing generation assets

Design, Procure, Construct

Burns & McDonnell provided engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning services related to following projects for AEP:

  • Lane City 138-kV substation modification
  • Chocolate Bayou 69-kV greenfield substation
  • Tontitown 138-kV substation modification and Madison Power Plant greenfield station
  • Power plant separation at Nueces Bay 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at Lone Hill 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at Lake Pauline 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at San Angelo 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at Fort Phantom 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at Bates 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at La Palma 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Power plant separation at Paint Creek 138-kV/69-kV substation
  • Repowering at Nueces Bay substation
  • Repowering at Barnes Davis substation
  • Design engineering
  • Project management
  • Procurement
  • Construction management
  • Testing
  • Commisssioning