Riggs Distler - Leader in the Mechanical, Electrical and Utility construction industry


Mechanical

Mechanical

From fossil plant maintenance alliance contracts and refinery turnarounds to laboratory clean room construction, our clients rely on Riggs Distler to provide mechanical services of the highest quality.

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Storm restoration

Storm restoration

At Riggs Distler, we provide emergency restoration services to utilities throughout the United States. Our emergency restoration experience ranges from weekend thunderstorm work, to multi-month post hurricane clean-up services.

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Substation

Substation

Riggs Distler has the unique capabilities to perform civil, electrical and utility aspects of a substation project under a single contract.

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Transmission

Transmission.

Riggs Distler is capable of building and maintaining an entire network of power transmission lines on steel towers or wood structures, in both urban environments and remote territories.

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Electrical

Electrical

At Riggs Distler, we understand the specialized electrical needs of our clients and our well-trained and experienced personnel has the right attitude and equipment to deliver.

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Distribution Overhead

Distribution Overhead

Riggs Distler has the skills, equipment and technological capabilities to provide a full range of utility transmission services for utility, municipal, commercial, and industrial clients.

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Distribution Underground

Distribution Underground

Riggs Distler’s professional team can design, schedule, procure material, build, and maintain a client’s underground gas, electric, and communication network from the source to the end user.

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Solar Power

Solar Power

Read on, to know why Riggs Distler is an industry leader in the installation of solar power in commercial, industrial, utility, and residential environments.

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About Company

Riggs Distler is a recognized leader in the Mechanical, Electrical and Utility construction industry. Since our founding, we have successfully completed a variety of projects ranging including such landmarks as the Empire State Building, the US Supreme Court, the Federal Reserve Building and...

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Recent Projects

  • Solar Power

    Riggs Distler is currently installing a 1.3MW ground mount ballasted solar Photovoltaic system in Trenton, NJ for a major electric utility. The project is on a 5 acre “Brown Field” remediated site. There will be 5,496 solar panels producing 1,264,080 watts of electrical power tying directly into the local utility’s power grid. We have completed all site preparation, clearing, leveling, and access roads. We have also installed the concrete pads for the electrical equipment and distributed in excess of 1,850 tons of stone as ballast to support the mounting brackets. Riggs Distler is self-performing the project in its entirety, including, all electrical conduit, wire, invertors and distribution equipment

    Solar Power
  • Solar Power

    Riggs Distler is currently installing the world’s largest pole-mounted solar array throughout PSEG’s service territory in New Jersey. Upon its completion, the 200,000 solar panel system will generate 40MW of clean renewable energy.

    Solar Power
  • Solar Power

    Riggs Distler is currently installing approximately 10 miles of 4kv, 13kv, and 23kv underground feeders for a major electric utility in New England. The projects, initiated for system reliability improvements and upgrades, and include all the cable splicing. Riggs Distler is self-performing the project in its entirety, with coordination assistance from our “sister company”, Thirau LLC.

    Solar Power
  • Distribution Overhead

    Riggs Distler is currently installing 345,300’ (65.4 miles) of All Di-electric Self Supporting (ADSS) Fiber Optic Cable for a major Pennsylvania Utility. This purpose of the project is working toward the Utility’s goal to have a 100% computer automated Smart Grid, and this is the foundation for the communication amongst all the substations in the Utility’s service grid.

    Distribution Overhead
  • Storm Restoration
    “Hurricane Irene directly impacted the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States. Riggs Distler’s response to Irene was to mobilize a force of over 275 field personnel and a fleet of over 150 trucks/equipment to respond to our customer’s call for assistance with power restoration efforts. Riggs Distler assisted eight (8) Utilities in six (6) states and logged over 45,000 MHs worked without a single incident or injury”Storm Restoration
  • Solar Power
    “Riggs Distler recently completed an EPC contract for a 5MW utility grade solar project in southern New Jersey.  Riggs Distler was responsible for engineering, procurement, and construction of the project.  Riggs Distler installed 22,711 solar PV modules, 5 invertor power centers & transformers, electrical switchgear, weather station, SCADA system, lightning protection, 100,000’ of underground conductor, 2,622 steel posts & racking assemblies, fencing, landscaping and a 15kV interconnect with the local Utility.  The project was completed in 15 weeks, under budget, and ahead of schedule.”Solar Power
  • Substations
    “Riggs Distler recently completed the installation of 158 x “Tower Gateway Base Stations”. These installations constituted the hardware backbone required for a major utility’s “Smart Grid / Smart Meter” data collection and were installed within 158 existing utility substations. This contract included all the civil, electrical, and control work necessary to install the stations. The project was completed over a seven (7) month period.”Substations
  • Transmissions

    Riggs Distler recently completed two 69kV line rebuilds in New Jersey for two different customers. The first project included the replacement of 158 poles and the reconductoring of one 69kV circuit with two 13kV underbuild circuits. The second project included the procurement of all materials, the replacement of 90 poles and the reconductoring of one 69kV circuit with one 13kV underbuild circuit.

    Transmissions
47,500,000
Solar Wattage Installed by
Riggs Distler
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