Substation & Transmission Line Design/Substation Upgrades

Client: City of Homestead, Fla.
Location: Homestead, Fla.

Summary

Burns & McDonnell is designing two new substations, a substation upgrade and four transmission lines for the City of Homestead, Fla.

The 138/13.2-kV Redland Substation is a new distribution station on the west side of Homestead. The station is designed for two transformer banks and eight distribution feeders in its ultimate state. Two transmission lines will terminate at the station, Redland-Lucy and Redland-FP&L. Burns & McDonnell is responsible for all phases of design, including foundations, raceway, grounding, control building, one-lines, schematics and wiring diagrams. Burns & McDonnell is assisting the city with procurement specifications and will manage the installation of the substation.

The 138/13.2-kV Renaissance Substation is a new ring bus/distribution station on the east side of Homestead. The station is designed for two transformer banks and eight distribution feeders in its ultimate state. Three transmission lines will terminate at the station, Renaissance-Lucy and two Renaissance-FP&L lines, to complete a loop of an existing FP&L transmission line. Burns & McDonnell is responsible for all phases of design and construction management similar to Redland Substation.

Burns & McDonnell is completing detailed design for the addition of two 138-kV circuit breakers at the existing ring bus, Lucy Substation. This addition includes all physical requirements, including bus, fittings, conductor, foundations, grounding, raceway, etc., as well as protection requirements, including relay panels in the existing control house for the new breaker and line protection.

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