Team McPhee Stepped Out Against Hunger in Connecticut

Team McPhee, led by President Marcus McPhee, took part in the 34th Annual Foodshare Walk Against Hunger on Sunday, May 7th at the Liam E. McGee Memorial Park on The Hartford’s campus in Hartford, CT.

Though a chilly and cloudy day for spring, 15 members of Team McPhee walked along with 3,500+ participants to raise awareness and raise funds for Foodshare.  Statistics were shared at the event that 1 out of 8 people in Connecticut are hungry.

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McPhee Involved in first U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

While tourists headed to Block Island for their summer vacations, McPhee Utility Division employees were there working on a new 34.5kV substation for National Grid.   The new substation which will integrate with a new mainland substation in Narragansett called Dillon’s Corner by 20 miles of submarine cable.

This work is all in preparation and conjunction with the creation of 5 offshore wind turbines on the Deepwater Wind Block Island Wind Farm project.

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Parkville Microgrid System in Hartford

McPhee’s Service Division recently completed work on the Parkville Microgrid System in Hartford, CT.

The project constructed a microgrid system powered by fuel cells that will help manage electricity costs and supply emergency power to a portion of the city’s Parkville neighborhood.  McPhee provided the manpower and expertise to complete underground electrical work, fuel cell AC and DC wiring, static and automatic transfer switch work, and installed and tested all of the communication including the fiber optic demark extension.

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