Our Substation services include the design and project management for projects up to 500 kV. RichTerra Power Division undertakes full project spectrum from layout design, switching, protection and control and equipment specification. The company will meet the challenges of designing for existing stations or green field facilities for the full range of station types such as wood pole, metal tower, and compact design. Understanding the complexity of any addition or upgrade to an existing network, the RichTerra Power Division team is committed to deliver optimal solutions for diverse challenges, including:

Civil Design

  • Foundations
  • Control buildings
  • Substation steel structures
  • Site preparation
  • Fencing
  • Station layouts and section views
  • Site drainage & back fill
  • Transformer containment reservoirs and blast walls Switchyard foundation preparation
  • Switchyard cable trench construction
  • Site drainage, back fill and fencing systems
  • Transformer containment reservoirs and Blast walls
  • Dead end tower foundations
  • Access roads to Substations

Layout Design

  • Line, bus and equipment arrangements
  • Support structures and insulators
  • Grounding
  • Lightning protection
  • Cable systems
  • Station service requirements
  • Auxiliary systems
  • Control cable routing and location

Protection & Control

  • Wiring diagrams
  • Detailed schematic diagrams
  • Technical specificationsg
  • Protection System Integration
  • Control System Integration
  • Structure design


  • Digital/Analog telecommunication systems
  • HV Protection
  • Teleprotection systems
  • SCADA & PLC systems