Substation Services

I.B. Abel brings over 100 years of expertise to substation construction and maintenance services for public and private investor-owned utilities, industrial facilities, renewable energy providers, and substation equipment manufacturers throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. Safe, high-quality engineering and design are the most critical part of a power utilities’ electrical system, and as a full-service substation contractor, we promise clients an exceptional experience and excellent results on projects of all sizes from 4kV up to 500kV. Our tenured engineers and experts have an unmatched commitment to meeting your electrical construction needs on budget and on time and provide insight that gives you confidence throughout your entire project.

Our Full Scope of Substation Construction Services

At the heart of I.B. Abel are hundreds of team members who work together to provide comprehensive engineering procurement and substation design and construction services. Our full range of capabilities include working on transformer circuit breakers, substation controls and SCADA systems, AC and DC power distribution systems, substation automation, and more. Advanced electrical equipment that utilizes leading-edge technology, an extensive fleet, and our safety and quality promise on every substation construction project equips us to deliver a full scope of in-house capabilities that are efficient, accurate, and go above and beyond industry standards. Our approach is focused on excellent service and outstanding results.

Specialized Substation Services 

  • Component Replacement, Repair, & Maintenance
  • Substation Expansion Projects
  • EPC, Construction, & Maintenance Services
  • Greenfield & Brownfield Substation Construction
  • GIS Installation

All Substation Services

  • Service & Maintenance Services (Agreements Available for All Systems)
  • Substation Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) Turnkey Services
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Component Replacement, Repair, & Maintenance (breakers, transformers, switches, relays, etc.)
  • Substation Renovation
  • Substation Expansion (new line terminals, transformers, bus extensions)
  • Greenfield Substation 4kV – 500kV
  • Brownfield Substation 4kV – 500kV
  • Oil Containment Installations
  • Substation Steel Replacement & Construction
  • GIS Installation
  • Facility Enhancement Programs
  • Substation Security
  • Low Tension Network Construction
  • Conduit & Manhole Construction, Maintenance, & Repair

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See how our experienced team can help you achieve your electrical project goals.

Our Safety & Quality Promise

Leading the industry in safety and quality excellence, I.B. Abel is proud to be a family-owned business that values our people as our greatest asset. Ensuring their safety, as well as the safety of our clients and their systems and operations, is key to our delivery of turnkey electrical services. Our dedicated, in-house Safety and Quality Department has implemented rigorous training programs, safety best-practices, and deep-dive strategies that use advanced technology to assist with project management and tracking earned value. From foreman-led briefings each morning to safety observation and field leadership audits, safety is at the forefront on every job site from start to finish, and the highest level of quality is guaranteed. This commitment by our entire teams adds value to your project management and strengthens our client partnerships.

IB Abel Substation jobsite

Industries & Locations Served

I.B. Abel proudly serves clients all across the United States. Ranging from the east to west coast and as far south as Florida, our specialized Master Electricians are licensed to work in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Providing turnkey solutions for substation projects of all sizes, ranging from new construction to renovation and maintenance, with specialized expertise in the following markets and industries:

  • Substation Equipment Manufacturers
  • Public & Private Investor-Owned Utilities
  • Renewable Energy
  • Industrial, Warehouse & Distribution

Substation Construction & Maintenance Project Spotlights