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Arnold Olender
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Switchyard Engineering & Improvements

Switchyard Engineering & Improvements

Location: Palm Beach County, Fla.

Client: Florida Power & Light Co.

Completion Date: 2007

Burns & McDonnell provided structural and electrical engineering services for a 230-kV CT switchyard, a 230-kV breaker-and-half bay addition at the Corbett Substation, and several 230-kV and 138-kV breaker replacement projects at various substations.

These projects were part of the capital improvement projects for Florida Power & Light due to the addition of the West County #1 230-kV Switchyard Addition Project, which was engineered by the Atlanta office of Burns & McDonnell.

  • Engineering design
  • Four breaker collector bus for new generating plant
  • Add new 230-kV breaker-and-half bay
  • Rebuild 230-kV bay from 2000A to 3000A
  • Replace several oil and gas 230/138-kV circuit breakers