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Electrical Engineering

Our electrical engineering capabilities include the design of power distribution and drive systems, power distribution analysis, associated motor controls, lighting, and utilities. Canal provides through our sources electrical designs for multi-discipline projects as well as those which consist of only electrical or electrical controls design. Our detailed contractor-oriented drawings are easily bid and efficiently built.

Canal can also provide through our sources complete, custom process control solutions utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and graphic interfaces from numerous manufacturers: Rockwell, Wonderware, GE Fanuc, Allen Bradley, Modicon Concept, Emerson Provox / DeltaV, and Siemens. We regularly interface various controls systems and field devices into a single, integrated control system.


Our scope of services includes:

Safety Instrumented Services

Protective Device Coordination Study

Motor Starting Analysis

Transmission/Distribution Engineering/Design

Distributed Generation

System Checkout and Startup

Electrical Area Classification Drawings

Control System Architecture

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

AC Variable Frequency Drives

Sizing and Specification of Electrical Equipment

Engineering/Design of Cable Tray, Conduit, and Duct Banks

Application/Evaluation of Codes NEC/IEEE/NFPA

Electrical Drafting Services

Fiber Optic Network Design

Arc Flash and Short Circuit Analysis

Power System and Load Flow Analysis

Substation Engineering/Design


Electrical Equipment Specification Development

Energy Audit Engineering Support

Process Measurement and control

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Single Loop Controllers

DC Variable Speed Drives

Control Panel Design

NEC/NFPA Hazardous Area Analysis and Recommendations

Voltage Drop/Ampacity/Short Circuit Calculations

Embedded Engineering Services

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