TasNetworks Boyer Substation Upgrade

New 110kV-6.6Kv Transformer and associated primary equipment

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Client: TasNetworks
Project: Boyer Substation Primary & Secondary Upgrade
Location: 1279 Boyer Rd, Boyer TAS 7140, Australia

Project Outline:
RBD Electrical completed the upgrade of existing TasNetworks assets and replacement of aged “end of life” assets to modernise the Boyer EHV Transmission substation to increase capacity and reliability into the future.

As the substation was live & in-service (and is Norske Skog’s single point of supply) several critical outages were undertaken, requiring a high level of planning, documentation and co-ordination of engineers, electrical workers, and commissioning staff. The longest outage was for 72 hrs, which involved a rotating shift around the clock, in which 2 weeks work was completed.

Works included:

  • New 110kv transformer, CT’s, Surge Arrestors, Disconnector and Post Insulators
  • New 6.6kv HV cables, SCADA system, earth mat / earthing system, transformer protection panels, SPEL tank and oilset-1000 panel, fibre infrastructure, DC distribution boards, feeder protection panel, VT skin panel.
  • Modifications to existing feeder skins / switch gear / DC systems.

RBD Electrical are your state-wide electrical experts, with experienced professionals in all facets of commercial and industrial electrical services. No job is too big or small for the team at RBD Electrical, who utilise the latest technology and equipment to get the job done efficiently and to the highest standard. As TasNetworks authorised electrical contractors, you can rest assured that our electricians are highly skilled and qualified to handle any electrical requirements you may have. With offices in Hobart and Devonport, we are conveniently located to service all areas of Tasmania. Contact us today for all your electrical needs!

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