Big Bend Substation

Burnaby, BC
Big Bend Substation $14,600,000.00

Project Overview

The new Big Bend Substation is located in South Burnaby in the Phase II of the Glenlyon Business Park. The Big Bend Substation (BBS)  contains a 60 kV switchyard (including two 60/12 kV transformers, two 72.5 kV rated circuit breaker and six disconnects), control building, HVAC, one feeder building containing a control room, two gas insulated switchgear (GIS) modules and all the auxiliary switching equipment required for supplying fourteen feeders. Scopes included:

  • Civil Work
  • Structural Work
  • Electrical Work
  • HVAC
  • Protection and Control (P&C) Work
  • SCADA and Communications Work
  • Mechanical Work
  • Methane Mitigation
  • Transmission Line Work

In addition, all buswork, civil foundations, support structures, connectors, control and feeder cables, protection relays, and telecommunications required for operating the new substation will be installed.