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NAVFAC Pier 2 Load Center 2

Newport, RI

Electrical Upgrades & Repairs to Naval Pier Shore Power System

Project Location: Newport, RI
Government Agency: NAVFAC
Contract Number: N4008520C0037
Prime contractor: 100% self-performed
Estimated Completion Date: May 2023
Transformer Size: 2000KVA – 2500KVA
Switchgear Amperage: 3000A
Primary Voltage of Transformer: 13800V
Contract Amount: $5,931,005.00

Scope of Work

The Midwest Electrical Construction Inc. team repaired Load Center 2 and incidental related work. Repairs within Load Center 2 include the following:

  • Removal and replacement of the two 13.8kV (primary) substation class transformers

    • Transformers included load tap changers and we custom designed to fit into the existing building​

    • Completed complex jack and slide movement of transformers to set inside the existing building

  • 3000A, 480V electrical switchgear for feeding shore hoods.

  • Replaced electrical building interior lighting.

  • Interior electrical low-voltage distribution equipment and branch circuit wiring.

  • Demolition of interior walls to allow for removal of electrical equipment, and repair of the existing utility cable vaults.

  • Demolition and replacement of two (2) existing ship-to-shore power connection stations and associated under-pier 480V power and control wiring to the Load Center 2 480V switchgear and incidental related work.

  • Arc Flash & Coordination Study

  • Testing & commissioning of the new electrical system

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