Interconnect Distribution

Mississippi State University Generation Interconnect Improvements

Mississippi State University

Starkville, Mississippi

Atwell & Gent provided full planning, design, procurement, and construction administration services required to upgrade and improve existing interconnection protective relaying and control systems for Mississippi State University’s two 13 MW gas turbine generators.

Project Details:

  • Work consisted of 69 kV potentials, new relaying and controls, pier foundations, grounding, steel supports, bus work, relaying and control at both the Mississippi State University 69/13 kV substation and the Starkville 69/13 kV primary substation.
  • Incorporated a direct transfer tripping and associated fiber optic communications between Starkville Utilities and Mississippi State University.