This video compiles nine months of time-lapse photography showing the construction of Ardmore substation in Redmond, Wash. The substation improves the reliability of electric service for our customers in the Bel-Red area by increasing capacity and adding redundancy to the local electric system.
This video shows the opening and closing of a 735 kV disconnect switch. An innovative motorized controller has been developed to decrease the arcing time. A side by side view can be seen in the video comparing a traditional motorized controller and the new smart grid version. IEC 61850 communication is available with this motorized controller
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