Substation Design, Relaying & Controls

We provide comprehensive solutions for new, rebuilt & upgraded electric  substations. Our specialty is overcoming diverse substation design challenges with innovative solutions.

Substation Engineering Services Include:

  • Physical layout design
  • Protective relaying & control systems design
  • Incoming / outgoing transmission & distribution lines
  • Lightning protection & grounding systems with ground grid analysis
  • Complete site development design for foundations, grading & drainage, water/sewer utilities, control buildings & site access roads
  • Permitting & regulatory compliance, such as Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasures (SPCC)
  • Final substation checkout & commissioning assistance

Protective Relaying & Controls

Fred Wilson & Associates provides comprehensive engineering services for protective relaying & controls. The firm specializes in coordinating relay upgrades at multiple locations or for system-wide projects.

Protective Relaying & Control engineering services include:

  • Complete relay system coordination – design, specifications, settings & commissioning
  • Design substation automation using the latest microprocessor based relay systems.
  • Design of relay upgrades for distribution automation
  • Coordination with utility SCADA systems
  • Communications design – fiber-optic, carrier, radio & microwave systems
  • Load metering design
  • Arc flash evaluations and maintenance relay settings