Central Maine Power awards substation project to TRC

When complete, the substation will connect the Saddleback Mountain wind farm to CMP's transmission grid to deliver clean, renewable energy across Maine

Lowell, Mass., October 24, 2012 — TRC Companies won a $980,000 contract by Central Maine Power to provide professional design and engineering services, project management, construction management, testing and commissioning for the development of the Ludden Lane substation in Canton, Maine.

When complete, the substation will connect the Saddleback Mountain wind farm to CMP's transmission grid to deliver clean, renewable energy across Maine.

Under the contract, TRC will design all required substation structures, switches, bus/conduit, foundations, grounding, lightning shielding, control house, protection and controls equipment, relay settings, and fencing. The project is expected to be complete in October 2013.

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