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Medium Voltage Transformer Upgraded Replacement

Medium Voltage Transformer Upgraded Replacement


Overview

WinSport is a not-for-profit organization that owns and operates Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta. This park includes Paskapoo Ski Hill, and was a host facility for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. It remains in use today as a world class facility for high performance athletic training and public recreation.

In 2020, WinSport engaged Magna IV Engineering to perform a 1MVA transformer upgraded replacement to feed more of their snow blowing machines and facility lighting.

Scope of Work

  • Sizing calculations for the transformer, cable, and fuses
  • Procurement of transformer and required accessories
  • Sizing and procurement of precast concrete pad
  • Proctor compaction testing of soil beneath concrete pad and transformer
  • Delivery and mounting of new transformer, concrete pad, and accessories
  • Termination and tie-in to existing cable and ground grid
  • Electrical acceptance testing of the oil-filled transformer, and the existing cable

Year Completed

2020

Tags

Electrical Engineering, Transformer

Categories

Commercial, Power

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