Substation Engineering

Adapting to the changing grid demands requires experts in the knowledge of generation. That's why we create design solutions from the practical to the creative for the substation issues you face today. We’re also adept at extending the life of your substation facilities through upgrades and expansions. PCA is with you from design to commissioning and energizing with Electrical, Civil, Environmental and Project Management for your substation needs.


  •  Concept design and Site selection
  •  Bid solicitation and evaluation
  •  Economic evaluations and Budgetary estimates
  •  Preliminary conceptual layout and design
  •  Physical and foundation design
  •  Civil/Structural engineering 
  •  Ground grid design 
  •  Equipment specifications
  •  Site grading and drainage
  •  Modifications/Additions/Upgrades
  •  Oil containment systems
  •  Generation interconnect


  •  Surveying/GIS mapping
  •  Safety inspection
  •  Construction management 
  •  Equipment testing
  •  Environmental permitting
  •  Contractor oversight 
  •  Relay controls
  •  Aerial documentation
  •  System studies

 Contact Alan O'Quinn, PE with your upcoming substation builds.

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The PCA team has been called upon by a diverse client base ranging from small facility operators to the largest electric utility in the US to provide a host of services for the transmission and distribution of energy.

Power Consulting Associates

P.O. BOX 428 | Gallatin, TN | 37066