Maine Power Substation Additions

Five new substations support growing load and addition of wind farms

Augusta, Maine
Client: Central Maine Power

  • Transmission line engineering and design
  • Technical specifications for material and equipment
  • Testing and commissioning

Sargent & Lundy teamed with Cianbro Corp. (Pittsfield, Maine) to design and build five new substations for Central Maine Power. Sargent & Lundy was a subcontractor to Cianbro for the engineering and pre-testing of the substations.

Project Scope:

  • Greenfield open-air substations
    • Three 345/115/13.8-kV substations
    • One 345-kV switchyard
    • One 115/34/12-kV substation
  • Provide engineering services for the electrical, civil, and structural portions of the substations
  • Specify the equipment and provide procurement support to Cianbro
  • Coordinate new equipment testing
  • Write commissioning plans

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Todd Hanssen

Senior Vice President




Todd brings 25 years of experience in the design of power generation and transmission projects and is currently the director of power transmission construction services.