Projects

Alvah Group

PG&E Underground Fire Hardening Program

PG&E Underground Fire Hardening Program

In 2023 Alvah Group was assigned portfolios with California electrical utilities with system hardening projects that help minimize fire risks throughout the State. System Hardening projects include the installation of new underground electrical infrastructure, hardening overhead electrical and removal of the existing overhead infrastructure. In 2023 Alvah Group facilitated the management, execution and operations of System Hardening on 13 projects covering 22 miles of electrical infrastructure.

ABB 425 Market Transformer Installation

ABB 425 Market Transformer Installation

Impressive video of a ABB transformer project.

PG&E Concrete Vault Rehabilitation Project

PG&E Concrete Vault Rehabilitation Project

Rehabilitation of a failing vault top slab and walls and installation of a lift out opening for access to remove and replace equipment. UCS is able to create a new structural envelope within the existing vault, the original structure remains without any adverse service or maintenance issues. This process dramatically simplifies the task, shortens the time required and reduces the cost of an underground vault replacement.

San Francisco Historic Street Light Replacement

San Francisco Historic Street Light Replacement

Unique to San Francisco, decorative street lights in the “Golden Triangle” has provided modern San Francisco a historic ambiance since 1918. However, due to dilapidation, damage, and lack of electric reliability, these structures are deemed highly unsafe to the public. We have long term contracts to assist PG&E’s efforts to replace and convert historic street lights from traditional High Pressure Sodium Vapor to LED sources on 100+ locations.