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Everett Substation #37 Completed

State Electric’s Utility-Power Division recently completed its work at the Everett Substation #37 project while serving as the prime contractor for National Grid. This project entailed a major retrofit of the existing substation while maintaining full-service capabilities. Under the direction of Project Manager Kyle Higginbotham and General Foreman John Ritz, our work began in December...
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The Hub on Causeway – citizenM Hotel Completed

State Electric recently completed the electrical core & shell, fit-out, and tel/data scope at the new citizenM hotel at The Hub on Causeway while working in partnership with John Moriarty and Associates (JMA). The 10-story, 272 room hotel entrance is located directly on Causeway St. with the rooms/amenities areas encompassing floors 4-13 on top of...
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The Hub on Causeway – Rapid7 Global Headquarters Completed

The Hub on Causeway, adjacent to the TD Garden, is a transformative mixed-use project that is reshaping the West End of Boston. State Electric is proud to partner with John Moriarty and Associates on a couple high profile projects within the development: Rapid7 Global Headquarters and citizenM Hotel. Our Commercial project team, led by Project...
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Corning® ONE™ SD-LAN System Installation

State Electric’s Low Voltage Systems Division recently completed a cutting edge Corning® Optical Network Evolution (ONE™) software-defined local access network (SD-LAN) installation that included 12 server cabinets. Our team, led by Project Manager Joe Vaccari and Foreman Ben Jackson, seamlessly delivered the project for our client. Instead of having separate copper networks for voice, data,...
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Northeastern University – LightView Apartments Completed

State Electric recently completed the electrical core & shell, fit-out, tel/data, security, and audio visual (AV) work at the new Northeastern University – LightView Student Apartments in partnership with John Moriarty & Associates (JMA). The 318,000 SF, 22-story, 214-unit building is owned and managed by American Campus Communities and leased out to Northeastern University. Conveniently...
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2nd Annual MissionSAFE Brighter Futures Open Hosted By State Electric

On September 30th, State Electric hosted the 2nd Annual MissionSAFE Brighter Futures Open at Turner Hill Golf Club. We had a full field of 36 groups comprised of our clients, supply chain partners, and other business partners. Together, we raised $97,000 with all of the proceeds going directly to MissionSAFE! This money will go a...
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Ipswich River Substation Completed

After a year of construction, State Electric’s Utility-Power Division has completed its work at the Ipswich River Substation in Peabody, MA. While acting as the prime contractor for Peabody Municipal Light Plant, we replaced the existing single-bay 115kV/23kV substation with a new two-bay green field substation. State Electric’s project team, led by Project Manager Bobby...
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State Electric’s Storm Restoration Line Crews Mobilize for Hurricane Dorian

Yesterday evening, State Electric's storm restoration line crews mobilized to Florida for Hurricane Dorian’s power distribution restoration efforts with Florida Power and Light. We have been a long time partner with Florida Power and Light and are eager to assist them with the expected major power outages over the next few weeks. Dorian is projected...
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Boston College Recreation Center & Campus Medium Voltage Work Completed

After working in partnership with Skanska for the last two and a half years, State Electric has completed its scope of work at the new Boston College Recreation Center. Our Commercial, Low Voltage Systems, and Utility-Power Divisions played critical roles in delivering this project. The state of the art facility encompasses 242,000 SF, rises five...
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Harvard University District Energy Facility (DEF) BIM Utilization

State Electric’s Utility-Power Division is currently working in partnership with Bond Brothers on the construction of Harvard University’s upcoming District Energy Facility (DEF). The 58,000 SF DEF will provide a reliable source of electricity, hot water, and chilled water to Harvard’s Allston campus which includes their new Science and Engineering Complex. A major component of...
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Canal 3 333MW Generating Plant Completed

Since November 2017, State Electric’s Utility-Power Division has been hard at work executing the electrical scope at the Canal 3 333MW Generating Plant for NRG Energy and the Skanska/Burns & McDonell joint venture. The new simple cycle unit is an addition to the existing 600MW plant that was built in the 1960’s located on the...
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Pier 4 Condos Completed

State Electric’s Commercial Division recently completed the Pier 4 Condos electrical core & shell and fit-out project in partnership with Turner Construction. The 239,000 SF, 9-story, 106 unit luxury condominium building was built in parallel with the 372,000 SF Pier 4 Office building, which State Electric also completed late last year. Our team led by...
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The TRACK at New Balance Design-Assist Award

We are excited to announce that John Moriarty & Associates (JMA) recently awarded State Electric the electrical core & shell and fit-out for The TRACK at New Balance. Adjacent to the Warrior Ice Arena/80 Guest St., the new state of the art facility will encompass 466,051 SF and feature a 200 meter hydraulically banked track,...
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St. Gabriel’s Buildings 1, 2, & 3 Low Voltage Systems Award

State Electric’s Low Voltage Systems Division was just awarded the tel/data and security work from John Moriarty & Associates at the upcoming St. Gabriel’s Development - Buildings 1, 2, and 3. They will be working in conjunction with our Commercial Division, who is already on site, for an efficient project delivery. Upon completion, the three...
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399 Binney St. – Celsius, Relay, & Rubius Therapeutics Completed

In partnership with The Richmond Group, State Electric’s Commercial Division recently completed the Celsius Therapeutics electrical fit-out at 399 Binney St. in Cambridge. Project Manager John McTague and Foremen Jim Kirchner (office/Lab) and Brendan Hall (ACF) spearheaded the work that included the first-floor lab and office space as well as an animal care facility in...
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State Electric Hires Jeff Smith as Utility Line Project Manager

We would like to welcome the latest addition to the Utility Division’s team. Jeff Smith joins State Electric with over 33 years of management and field line experience. He began his career as a lineman and for the past 7 years was the Western Region Senior Manager for Eversource New Hampshire where he was responsible...
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Boston Garden Society’s Member Face Off Game

This past Friday State Electric was given the exclusive opportunity to play in the Boston Garden Society’s Member Face Off game at the TD Garden. Procurement Agent Josh Rosenberg and Harvard DEF Foreman Billy Weinstein represented State Electric at the game. Their team was able to get the win with Billy netting one goal and...
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Storm Restoration Crews Respond to January’s Snow/Ice Storms

State Electric’s storm restoration crews have been actively restoring power throughout the area this season. On January 20th, Eversource Eastern MA. reached out for support with the recent snow/ice storms. We responded with a team of 27 people comprised of electricians, linemen, and managers with nine bucket trucks and two digger derricks. Our crews were...
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State Electric Hosts Veteran Travis Mills for the Bruins 8-Spoked Salute

State Electric was pleased to host veteran Travis Mills at the Bruins game tonight for the 8-Spoked Salute and celebrate what his foundation has been able to accomplish for combat-injured veterans!
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145 Broadway 2019 Kick-Off Safety Stand-down

To kick 2019 off safely, State Electric’s 145 Broadway – Akamai team of 60+ electricians participated in Turner Construction's safety stand-down. Historically, January is one of the months with the highest number of incidents each year. So the stand-down provided a great platform to raise general safety awareness and encourage situational awareness, daily team huddles,...
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Boston Landing 80 Guest St. Tenant Fit-Out Projects Completed

State Electric has been working for John Moriarty & Associates on the transformation of Boston Landing since construction began in 2013. Over the last five years, we have completed numerous electrical projects at the 15.2 acre development including New Balance World Headquarters, Boston Bruins’ Warrior Ice Arena, 80 Guest St. Core & Shell, and The...
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State Electric Hires Jake Karcher as a VDC Coordinator

State Electric is excited to announce the hiring of Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Coordinator Jake Karcher. He comes to State Electric with over 18 years of experience in the construction industry and brings the high level of expertise we need to continually execute on the most complex electrical construction projects. Before becoming a VDC...
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State Electric Donates 85 Thanksgiving Dinner to MissionSAFE

Thanksgiving is more than a day of fond memories, parades, football, and special dinners. It’s a day best spent with family, giving thanks, showing gratitude, and helping those out who are less fortunate. Every year State Electric gives families in need the opportunity to have a meaningful and memorable Thanksgiving. This year, State Electric donated...
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Sandy Pond Substation Completed

In June of 2014, State Electric began working for Black & Veatch on the reconstruction of the 1970’s era Sandy Pond Substation. After over four years of work, our team led by Utility VP Rick Schneider, General Foremen John Cannon and Brian Hubert, and Foremen Nate Daniels and John Faucher, have completed this complex project....
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BU Dahod Family Alumni Center Completed

In September 2017, State Electric began working in partnership with Suffolk Construction on the transformation of the Boston University (BU) Castle into the BU Dahod Family Alumni Center. Built in 1915, the BU Castle was home to numerous BU Presidents and hosted many university events, galas, dinners, and lectures through the years. The BU Dahod...
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State Electric Hires Jeff Myung As Corporate Safety Manager

I am happy to announce the hiring of Corporate Safety Manager Jeff Myung. Jeff’s breadth of experience will add another layer of expertise to our safety efforts and programs to help further the development of creating a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees. Jeff brings over 20 years of experience working in the...
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1st Annual MissionSAFE Brighter Futures Open Hosted By State Electric

On August 28th, State Electric hosted the 1st Annual MissionSAFE Brighter Futures Open at Turner Hill Golf Club. The 95-degree heat didn’t stop everyone from coming out for a great day of golf and fundraising for MissionSAFE. Founded in 1998, MissionSAFE works with Boston’s highly at-risk youth and their families to gain the skills and...
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Pier 4 Office Project Completed

State Electric began working in partnership with Turner Construction on the electrical core & shell at the Pier 4 office project in March 2016. Over two years later, our work at the 372,000 SF, 13 story building has been completed. In conjunction with the electrical core & shell, State Electric also completed the Man Numeric...
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121 Seaport Core & Shell & Alexion Tenant Fit-Out Completed

In early June, State Electric completed the electrical and low voltage systems fit-out for Alexion’s new headquarters at 121 Seaport in Boston’s Seaport District. Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing life-changing therapies for patients affected by rare diseases. State Electric also completed the electrical core & shell of the 17-story, 450,000...
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Tufts Central Utility Plant (CUP) Completed

In the spring of 2015, State Electric’s Utility Division began working in partnership with O’Connor Constructors on Tufts new Central Energy Plant. Our team led by Project Manager Steve Burns, General Foreman Anthony Lavecchia, Foreman Jim Freeman, and CAD Coordinator Rocco Capalino completed the complex project in the spring of 2018.State Electric’s responsibilities included:Cost &...
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The Lantera at Boston Landing Completed

John Moriarty & Associates has transformed 1.5 Million SF at Boston Landing, located in Brighton Mass, into a new Hub of Boston. State Electric has been fortunate to be working with JMA every step of the way. In September of 2016, State Electric began working on the 18 story, 384,126 SF, 295 unit Residences at...
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