Substations

K‑Line’s Substations Division is a nationally recognized expert in substation engineering, procurement and construction.

As part of The K‑Line Group of Companies, the Substation Division offers preventative maintenance and complete turnkey operations from conceptual design, detailed design, material procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of:

  • Large, complex transformer and switching substations
  • Static or dynamic VAr compensators
  • Plant substations
  • Utility transmission and distribution substations
  • Low profile tamperproof substations
  • Line terminal equipment
  • Substation modifications and upgrades

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From 5kV to 230kV, K‑Line’s Substations Division consistently meet and exceeds its customers’ most stringent high voltage demands. As a substation supplier to utilities, industrial and commercial sectors, K‑Line’s Substations Division provides clients with value-added services, including:

A significant benefit to customers is the wide range of substation EPC experience that K‑Line’s Substations Division has acquired since its inception in 1967. The “best practices” gained from its diverse client base, working in thousands of unique situations, allows this division to transfer critical, new knowledge to its customers. The result is safer, more efficient and more cost-effective substation designs and installations.

Best Practices Knowledge Sharing

Economies of Scale

As a large and established purchaser of high voltage equipment and related services, The K‑Line Group of Companies has preferred buying power, which translates into better prices, faster equipment delivery and superior service.

The K‑Line Group’s Substations Division can integrate its services with the Distribution Design, Engineering, Field Services, Power Services and Overhead Lines Divisions, as well as vendor partners to offer customers:

  • System evaluation & recommendations
  • System options and alternatives
  • One-line and general arrangement drawings
  • Cost studies
  • System modeling
  • Load analysis, short circuit studies and flash analysis
  • Specification development
  • Equipment bidding, review, evaluation and recommendations
  • Grounding calculations and layout
  • Relay protections schemes and setting
  • Metering
  • Foundation and structure design
  • Drawing packages
  • Project construction and management services
  • Tendering, review, evaluations, and recommendations
  • Pre-energization review and commissioning
  • Start-up and troubleshooting assistance
  • Operating manuals
  • On-site training
  • Record drawings and documentation
  • Various field construction
  • Testing and commissioning services
  • Ongoing preventative maintenance
  • High-pressure water washing/corn cleaning
  • Painting/ refurbishment of high voltage equipment
  • 24/7 emergency service available