Time-Lapse Tuesday: New Electrical Pole & Transformer Set Installation at Newman Power Plant

Category: Engineering

Written By: Nicole McBride

Date: January 22, 2019

El Paso Electric Distribution crews upgraded an existing service from 45KVA to 225 KVA. The upgrade is needed to provide power to the new pump station at the Newman Pond Project at Newman Power Station. The new heavier transformers required an upgrade in pole classification.


Existing powerlines and limited driving space for construction equipment had to be taken into account during installation.




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