Public Services and Procurement announced February 19th the contract award valued at $15.8 million for the replacement of the main (north) substation at the Esquimalt Graving Dock, located in Esquimalt, British Columbia.
Scansa Construction Ltd. will construct a new, modern substation building and replace aging high- and low-voltage transformers with modern and efficient equipment. The newly installed equipment is designed to last for a minimum of 30 years and will be easier and safer to use. The contract also includes the cleanup of service tunnels and the replacement of old, lead-based electrical cables with environmentally friendly cables. The replacement of the main (north) substation at the Esquimalt Graving Dock began in December 2017 and is scheduled for completion in December 2018.