EBI mobilized their crew and equipment to this Pumped Storage Plant to perform the removal and re-installation of 5 telescopic IPB switches.

  • Cut and opened the IPB enclosures on the top and bottom of 5 switches
  • Cut the conductors after abatement
  • Assisted with removal of the switches
  • Performed final cuts on conductors and prepped for welding of new conductor ends in multiple locations
  • Installed new bus adaptor in multiple locations
  • Aligned new switches in place
  • Took braid measurements
  • Welded all new conductor ends
  • Performed DC Hi-Pot test per IEEE standards and documented passed results
  • Installed the braids and torqued to the proper specifications
  • Welded enclosures at all locations
  • Performed final FME checks and documented with photos

After successfully performing the scope of work, EBI cleaned their work area and demobilized all crew and equipment.  As planning for the outage season begins, it is important to keep in mind that choosing an experienced and reputable contractor plays a critical role in your outage schedule and overall project success. Selecting a contractor based on price alone without properly vetting expertise is not only risky, but the consequences can be catastrophic. For over 47 years, EBI has demonstrated why we are the contractor of choice for complex medium and high voltage specialty electrical system projects. What makes EBI different? Check out our blog

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Project Location: Tennessee
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