• Taussig Substation

    Taussig Substation

    Location: Norfolk, VA

    Customer: Dominion Virginia Power

    Taussig substation was a DVP project designed to improve reliability for its customers in Norfolk. It involved upgrading a 13.2 kV line inside the substation to operate at 34.5 kV. Construction included removal and installation of breakers, switches, conduit, control cable, and aluminum bus.

  • Cannon Branch Substation

    Cannon Branch Substation

    Location: Manassas, VA

    Customer: Dominion Virginia Power

    RWEC was selected to expand the existing Cannon Branch Substation in Manassas. Our scope of work included replacing the existing single transformer with two new transformers; one a 230kV to 115 kV and the other a 230kV to 34.5kV transformer. RWEC replaced existing wooden backbone structures with new galvanized steel backbone structures. Work included 167 foundations and over a mile of aluminum bus. Along with the control house RWEC installed seven 230 kV breakers, seven 230kv Switches, five 34.5 kV breakers, and seven 34.5 kV switches.

  • Security Fences

    Security Fences

    Location: Multiple locations throughout Virginia Customer: Dominion Power Install specially designed security fences which protect Dominion Power’s critical substations. Scope of work includes drilling and setting of fence posts and anti-ramming barriers, installation of fence panels, connecting fence to existing substation ground grid and removal of existing fence. All work is done while the substation is energized.

  • CVEC

    CVEC

    Location: Martins Store, VA

    Customer: Central Virginia Electrical Cooperative

    RWEC was selected to renovate 3 miles of an existing transmission line along with the distribution under-build. Scope of work included re-conductoring of all circuits, upgrading of transformers, lighting arrestors, switches, and miscellaneous hardware. The upgrading of existing structures including the replacement of wood poles with direct burial galvanized steel monopoles.

  • Chincoteauque Line Pole Rehabilitation Project

    Chincoteauque Line Pole Rehabilitation Project

    Location: Chincoteague Island, VA

    Customer:   Crofton Diving, Portsmouth, VA, A & N Electrical Cooperative, Tasley, VA

    RWEC was selected to restoration work to the transmission line between Wattsville and Chincoteauque Island VA. The scope of work included repairs to the concrete poles, rebuilding of the fiber and static lines, and the installation of bird diverters.