Lota Substation

  • Period:¬†2013
  • Client: Energex
  • Value: $1,500,000
  • Location:¬†Lota, QLD

Project Overview

  • Bulk earthworks, drainage works, retaining wall, roadworks and fencing (new and replacement)
  • Conduit work for incoming feeders, interconnection with the existing building and transformer feeds
  • Vertical oil trap and associated pipe work
  • Bunding of existing transformers while in service
  • Earthing grid

Challenges

  • Site access and security
  • Working within a residential area in close proximity to housing
  • Traffic management including delivery routes to avoid school drop off/pick up times
  • Maintaining security between new yard and existing substation
  • Maintaining security while replacing boundary fence
  • Working below live 33kV bus to install bus work supports and foundations
  • Constructing new cable entry to existing building
  • Co-ordination with Telstra/Foxtel to lower plant to for new driveway

Successes

  • No unplanned outages or cable damage
  • No LTI or MTI
  • No resident complaints
  • No defects at handover

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