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Utility

Below is a sample of projects we have completed related to Utilities and Power Engineering:

 

West Plains Engineering was responsible for the design to replace the underground 12.47 cable feeding Butt’s Army Air Field at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, CO. This $1.6 million project included overhead replacement with underground, conversion of overhead phone service to underground, replacing switching points in manholes with above ground switching, ...
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West Plains Engineering provided electrical engineering services for the design and replacement of older style electronic and electromechanical relays with new electronic SEL relays and test switches at the Emerson, Broadwater and 10th Street substations. Both differential and overcurrent relays were replaced with new relay systems for transformer protection and ...
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"As the recently retired Planning Engineer at Northwest Rural PPD - I worked with West Plains Engineering, particularly Kevin Groves as the consulting engineer for approximately 10 years. NRPPD always received excellent advice and guidance on large and small projects alike: 1. Sectionalizing study 2. Line design 3. New substation 4. Substation ...
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West Plains Engineering provided electrical engineering services for the upgrade and modernization of the Mitchell substation owned by Roosevelt Public Power District in Nebraska.  The changes included the conversion of overhead “clothes-line” style bus to tubular aluminum bus, new below-grade spill containment system, three single-phase voltage regulators with SCADA control, ...
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West Plains Engineering worked with the South Dakota Army National Guard to add an auxiliary power system at Camp Rapid. Camp Rapid has an existing 2MW diesel stand-by generator that the SDARNG wanted to use to back-up the entire campus if Possible. WPE was tasked with designing a way to ...
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The Power Division for West Plains Engineering recently completed a  study for the University of South Dakota in Vermillion to review and determine appropriate upgrades for the campus’ electrical distribution. Initially, the scope of work involved performing a review of the distribution feeds and equipment serving the campus. Now that ...
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