Design of a critical operations power system for the Essex County Emergency Services Public Safety Building.
At the request of Essex County, AES provided design services for a critical operations power system (COPS) for the Emergency Services / Emergency Operations Center (911, NYS Police, etc.) 130kVA UPS. The project was requested in response to power transfer and reliability issues related to the facilities original generator and transfer equipment. The project consisted of a redundant emergency system (series configured) consisting of switchgear, automatic transfer switch with bypass isolation, onsite emergency generator (175kW diesel), selective coordination study, and associated wiring and controls.
Special Notes of Interest: Phasing of work while system & facility remained operational.