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Substation Contractor of Choice—New Jersey

Ongoing

Riggs Distler is the contractor of choice for all electrical substation work on behalf of a major regional utility operating throughout New Jersey. Our work supports everything from system upgrades and reliability improvements to capital expansion projects. Acting in an on-call capacity, Riggs Distler provides project management, equipment, and skilled union labor to complete projects across the state. Specific work includes:

  • Grounding and lighting systems
  • Substation equipment installations (breakers, CCVTs, capacitors, reactors, etc.)
  • Transformer installations
  • Steel supports, major structures, and busing
  • Relays and major control house upgrades
  • Switchgear

Challenges Overcome

Working within the client’s schedule is key, and Riggs Distler’s supervisors remain in close contact with the host utility’s staff to ensure all project work minimizes service outages for customers. Safety guides all of our planning, and we develop site-specific plans and solutions to protect the health of both our crews and the host utility staff. Every project for our client is staffed by a dedicated, long-term team of managers and laborers. Our familiarity with the client’s network expands with every project we complete, and by focusing on communication, we’re able to forecast potential issues and develop the most efficient plan of execution plan for every project we undertake.

Results Delivered

Riggs Distler’s size and expertise allows us to provide our client with a complete range of electrical substation services—without any need for subcontractors. In remote locations and on short notice, our dedicated crews are always ready to mobilize whenever and wherever we’re needed. Riggs Distler has built an excellent working relationship with the client, and we’re committed to delivering high-quality results for years to come.    

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Case Studies

Substation Contractor of Choice—New Jersey
Ongoing
Riggs Distler is the contractor of choice for all electrical substation work on behalf of a major regional utility operating throughout New Jersey....
Substation Contractor of Choice—Southern New Jersey
January 2021–December 2025
Riggs Distler serves as the Contractor of Choice for substation-related civil and electrical work on behalf of a major East Coast power provider....
Substation Contractor of Choice—Philadelphia Region
January 2021–December 2025
Riggs Distler serves as the Contractor of Choice for substation work on behalf of a major East Coast energy provider. Our work supports system...
Substation Project — New Jersey
October 2019-May 2020
Riggs Distler was contracted by a host utility to demolish an existing 69/12kV electrical substation and perform all civil and electrical work for...
Switching Station Spare Transformer — New Jersey
February–May, 2020
February–May...
AMI Meter Installation — Pennsylvania
2016–2020
Riggs Distler was contracted to replace over 220,000 electric meters with new smart meters and perform associated equipment repairs. Our work has...
69 kV Greenfield Substation — Camden, NJ
2016
Riggs Distler built this 69kV substation from the ground up, performing all related civil work and all aspects of electrical installation. Our work...
Substation Upgrades — Pennsylvania
2018
Riggs Distler was awarded this project to perform substation upgrades to stabilize the host utility’s power grid for reliability and efficiency....