Owner: Arizona Public Services, Tonopah AZ
Project Summary: RMS Energy was hired to complete the replacement of a Neutral tie assembly on the Unit #3 generator in the Palo Verde Nuclear facility in Arizona. The replacement included cleaning of the tie bushings and threaded adaptors. DLR testing was performed to verify the pre-project baseline, and new flexible links were installed.
About the Client: The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is a nuclear power plant located near Tonopah, Arizona, about 45 miles west of downtown Phoenix.
The plant is the largest power plant in the United States by net generation and serves about four million people.
Removed Neutral tie flex links to facilitate DLR testing (performed by plant)
Removed the Neutral tie assembly
Cleaned neutral tie bushings
Threaded adaptors for installation of new neutral tie assembly
Installed new neutral tie adaptor plates
DLR test performed to verify baseline
Installed new flexible links