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Energy :: Substation

DEA provides engineering design and analysis for substations and new generation interconnections on existing and green field sites. We deliver engineering services required to successfully site, permit, and engineer an electrical substation. We tailor our services to the needs of our clients and navigate complex requirements to meet project goals. From scoping to final delivery, we work in close collaboration with our clients to deliver critical substation and interconnection deliverables that meet their needs.

  • Project scoping, siting, and cost estimating
  • One-line and three-line diagram development
Relaying and SCADA
  • Detailed relaying schematic and control design
  • SCADA integration and interface design
  • Relay panel elevations and BOM
  • Panel and equipment wiring
Physical Design
  • Electrical outdoor design and BOM
  • Control enclosure layout and design
  • Grounding design and studies using CDEGS
  • Conduit layout
  • Lightning shielding
  • Lighting design
  • Site civil design
  • Steel structure design
  • IEEE 693 finite element analysis modeling
  • Oil containment
  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans
Specifications and Studies
  • Equipment, construction and testing specifications
  • Equipment bid evaluations
  • Protective device coordination
  • Protective device programming
  • Power flow
  • Short circuit analysis and mitigation
  • Arc-flash hazard analysis and mitigation
  • Insulation coordination
  • DC battery and AC station service sizing


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Key Contacts

Richard Damiano, PE

Richard Damiano, PE

Substation Practice Leader and Operations Leader