Transmission & DistributionIES Commercial & Industrial
Specialty Group Overview
IES Provides a single-source solution for electrical construction and maintenance services.
IES has a history of more than 30 years of experience safely providing underground transmission, overhead distribution, substations and switch yards for a diverse group of customers and applications. Whether new capital construction, replacement, upgrade or conversion, IES Commercial and Industrial is one of the nation’s largest – and safest – industrial electrical contractors.
Our ability to service virtually any project or job site in the U.S., combined with our expansive access to capital and surety resources and superior project management process, ensure your project is brought online safely, on time and on specification. Our safety record is equally impressive. Visit our safety page for an overview of our safety and success.
Meadow Grove 230-KV Switch Yard
This 230 KV switchyard serves a 200.6 MW Wind Farm located near Meadow Grove, Nebraska.
Location of Service
Transmission and Distribution services are managed through IES Holdrege.
Geographic locations of service include Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota, Eastern Wyoming, Eastern Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri and the southern half of Minnesota. Projects have ranged from 2400 V to 12.5 KV municipal utility voltage conversions to 345 KV/115 KV substation projects. Our line and substation crews are well versed in rural and municipal settings.
The transmission projects we have completed primarily consisted of mono pole type construction, wood or steel poles with voltages ranging from 34.5 to 138 KV. The phase conductor typically has been either standard ACSR or T2 ACSR with a 3/8″ HS static shield or OPGW. We follow the Standard 524 guide to the installation of overhead transmission line conductors.