Crystal Series Capacitor Substation

Crystal Series Capacitor

Client Desertlink, LLC (LS Power)
Completion Date January 2020
Location North Las Vegas, Nevada

As part of the 60-mile 500kV Harry Allen to Eldorado transmission project, Sturgeon Electric also constructed the utility side of a 500kV Series Capacitor yard.

The Crystal Series Capacitor project was built in an existing NVE 500/345/230kV substation in North Las Vegas. It included all site work, the procurement and installation of nine 500kV switches,  8-6” RGS bus, structural steel, above and below grade conduit, above and below grade grounding, station service infrastructure, prefabricated control building, protection/control panels, battery systems, cable, testing, and commissioning.