PROJECTS

ULCS delivers exceptional service to its customers

With over 50 years of experience serving the infrastructure construction and maintenance needs of large industrial customers and investor-owned, cooperative and municipal utilities, ULCS can help you build for tomorrow.

CLIENT:

A major investor-owned utility in the DC Metro Area

PROJECT LOCATION:

Washington, DC

PROJECT SCOPE:

Underground cable replacement

CHALLENGE:

The underground cables along the National Mall, the Smithsonian and in front of the White House were
identified for replacement due to aged and deteriorating condition causing numerous streetlight outages
and posing a safety and security risk to pedestrians, motorists and property. Because the project would
require professional community relations, work area control and outage coordination, ULCS, a contractor
of choice (CoC) for more than 10 years, was chosen to help the long-term client replace the underground
cables feeding the streetlights and other premises in the high-profile and high-traffic area.

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CLIENT:

An American electric power holding company in the southeastern United States with assets in Canada

PROJECT LOCATION:

North Carolina and South Carolina

PROJECT SCOPE:

Aging house power panels (HPP) replacement:

CHALLENGE:

With an increasing number of HPPs failing, the utility determined to replace approximately 65,000 aging
meter base-breaker panel combinations on residential homes throughout the Carolinas.

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CLIENT:

A Fortune 500 integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production, transmission, and
distribution in the Deep South of the United States.

PROJECT LOCATION:

New Orleans, LA

PROJECT SCOPE:

115kv line rebuild

CHALLENGE:

The 115kV Line is a critical source to the 115kV system in southeast Louisiana. In response to multiple
unplanned outages in area, the client inspected the line and determined mitigation was necessary because
of hurricane damage over many years. The line rebuild was designed to operate at 115kV but insulated at
230kV for operations at higher voltage to address future load growth and reliability needs. The line
traversed the wetlands at Jean Laffite National Wildlife Refuge and private properties, making the
project especially unique and environmentally sensitive.

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CLIENT:

An energy company providing electricity and natural gas to portions of the Delmarva Peninsula

PROJECT LOCATION:

Wilmington, DE

PROJECT SCOPE:

Replacement of a concrete streetlight system

CHALLENGE:

In the residential area surrounding DuPont Country Club, streetlights were consistently going out. The
client investigated and determined the streetlight cables, structures and fixtures needed to be replaced
due to their aged and deteriorating condition. The energy company was keen to replace all while limiting
disturbance within the community and ensuring near-zero impact on the surrounding landscape.

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CLIENT:

A Fortune 500 integrated energy company in the southern United States

PROJECT LOCATION:

Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas

PROJECT SCOPE:

AMI Communications Network make-ready design

CHALLENGE:

The client wanted to install automated smart meters across its service area and needed to ensure that
the AMI Communications Network was designed to be installed on distribution poles in accordance with
internal standards and applicable NESC codes.

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CLIENT:

A major investor-owned utility in the DC Metro Area

PROJECT LOCATION:

Washington, DC and Maryland

PROJECT SCOPE:

34 & 13kV automated recloser installation

CHALLENGE:

To improve system reliability, the client wanted to automate its grid. With a high volume of reclosers
to be installed, the client needed a partner with the scale resources required to execute the work in a
timely manner.

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