Emera Utility Services - Emergency Response & Restoration

By: Emera Utility Services  09-12-2011

Emera Utility Services can assist in power restoration caused by extreme weather. EUS provides emergency response and restoration services to organizations that require additional operating resources. The ability of EUS to ramp up emergency crews quickly has been of benefit to several utilities in the Northeast, including Nova Scotia Power, Central Maine Power, Maritime Electric, and National Grid.

Our primary markets are Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and the Northeastern United States. Since 2008, EUS has worked 50,000 hours in Canada and 7,000 hours in the United States assisting in storm response. As EUS continues to expand, more utilities are taking advantage of our highly skilled workforce to assist them in storm restoration.

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Emera Utility Services - Wind Farm Engineering, Procurement Construction and Maintenance

EUS was awarded the contract from RESL to build 5.5 km of 5kV overhead collector system, 0.6 km of 25kV underground collector system and high voltage terminations for 11 Wind Turbine Generators. EUS also constructed the 7.8km fiber optic communication system, including terminations in the turbines and at the substation. We have also been involved in the construction of most of the interconnection transmission lines for those projects.


Emera Utility Services - Transmission Construction & Maintenance

In its present form and through its predecessor company, F.A Tucker - Emera Utility Services has been performing power transmission maintenance and construction work in Atlantic Canada since 1966. EUS constructed a 70km 138kV transmission line on wood structures from GDF Suez’s 100MW West Cape Wind Farm in Prince Edward Island to the Summerside substation.


Emera Utility Services - Distribution Construction & Maintenance

Emera Utility Services is the only contractor in the Maritimes qualified and experienced in performing live line transmission and distribution work; and we maintain one of the most knowledgeable and experienced power line construction and maintenance workforces in the region. Nova Scotia Power EUS was awarded the transmission and distribution construction and maintenance contracts for the Province of Nova Scotia.


Emera Utility Services - Substation & Control Building Construction

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