AML Carseland Transformer Upgrade


Project Name |  AML Carseland Transformer Upgrade


Client’s Name | ALTALINK

Location | Carseland, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | Phase 1: July 2021 - Oct. 2021, Phase 2: Aug. 2022 - Nov. 2022

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

  • Capital Replacement & Upgrades Project – 525s Carseland – SCADA Equipment Upgrade
  • BROWNFIELD CONSTRUCTION, TRANSFORMER REPLACEMENTS, SCADA, site preparation, equipment installation, grounding, cabling, protection and control

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

  • The project involved the removal and replacement of two transformers (one 138/26.5 KV, 15/20/25 MVA, one 138/13.8 KV, 25/33/42 MVA) and pads, 25kV circuit breakers, 138kV strain insulators, 25kV bus work, Station Service Transformer, and NGR, and removal of 13.8kV & 25kV voltage regulators, and concrete pads.
  • In addition, the project included installation of a firewall between the transformers, Sorbweb oil containment for each transformer, and the relocation of a transformer from an existing substation to Carseland.


  • The major outages and work was completed on time with deficiency work completed later.