Potts Hill Transgrid Substation

Project Details

Client : Alstom Grid Australia on behalf of Transgrid
Type : 132 & 330 Substation Earth Grid Installation
Date : 2013 to 2015
Scope of project:

Supply and installation of complete earth grid and lightning protection installation including:

  • 40 x 6m deep earth electrodes
  • Buried earth grids
  • Surface mounted earth grids
  • Crimped connections
  • Connections to fence posts and gates
  • Lightning protection
  • Surface, wall and ceiling mounted earth grid
  • Connections to 132 and 330 GIS equipment

The installation of earthing components in zone and transmission substations is specialised work with all the welded steel reinforcement in the concrete components requiring continuity testing.

Challenge: The substation is a state-of-the-art substation with specialised equipment and the project required a range of skillsets and equipment. Earthing Solutions employed well-honed project management and organisational skills to meet the client milestones.

Result: Earthing Solutions are proud to announce that the project was successfully completed on time and to the client’s satisfaction.