Caloundra Substation

About the project

As part of the Caloundra Sewage Treatment Plant overhaul and expansion, Pensar was engaged to construct a new substation site as part of the initial works for the upgrade.

Key Capabilities

Design, construction & maintenance of low & high voltage installations; Instrumentation for process control

Project Location

Caloundra, Queensland

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Project Duration

June 2016 – August 2016

Project Value

$0.15 million

Project scope

  • Import fill and compaction to raise substation above flood levels
  • Construction of Non-Standard 10m Substation trench to house 1,500kVA Oil Filled Transformer, CFC RMU and LV Board
  • Construction of 2.5m barbed- wire top fence around substation
  • Connection to Underbore conduits drilled from under Caloundra Road

Innovations & Highlights

  • Project complete on time and on budget
  • 100% Score on client Safety Inspection
  • 100% Score on client Quality Inspection
  • Zero issues for Quality, Safety or Environment