Overhead Transmission

Typically 69 kV all the way up to 1200 kV, these lines transfer power in bulk from generation stations to city centers.


Photo 208599632 © Wirestock | Dreamstime.com
Dreamstime M 208599632
Overhead Transmission

Hydro One and First Nations To Partner And Develop Three Transmission Lines In Northeast And Eastern Ontario

Oct. 25, 2023
The Government of Ontario decision will help construct the transmission lines to meet the increased electricity demand and create future jobs in the regions.
Grid North Partners
Briggs Road Substation 100 1101 Crop
Overhead Transmission

Grid North Partners Identify 19 Transmission Project Upgrades To Reduce Congestion

Oct. 16, 2023
These projects, which span Minnesota and touch eastern South Dakota, will enable more low-cost renewable energy to be delivered from western Minnesota to customers.
Photo 92248848 © Stevengaertner | Dreamstime.com
Dreamstime M 92248848(1)
Transmission Reliability

Minnesota Electric Utilities Ensure Reliability With 345 kV Transmission Project

Oct. 6, 2023
The project comprising two segments will help reduce congestion, improve system reliability and add lower-cost renewable energy.
Image courtesy of Duke Energy Progress
New Neo-Panamax cranes passing under the transmission line crossing.
Overhead Transmission

A Tall Order: Duke Energy’s North Carolina State Ports Authority Project

Oct. 5, 2023
The expansion of the Panama Canal required upgrading critical transmission infrastructure.
halbergman/E+/Getty Images
Getty Images 1412978425
Overhead Transmission

New York Transco Energizes Electric Transmission Project in Orange County

Oct. 4, 2023
The RTS project involved a comprehensive overhaul of an aging 115-kV transmission line within an existing electric transmission corridor.


Tdw Wf E Book 630x354v2

Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
Photo 24054248 © Andreikovnir | Dreamstime.com
Overhead Transmission

Canada And Manitoba Announce Investments Worth $344.10 Million To Deliver Clean Electricity To Manitobans

Nov. 14, 2023
About $227 million assigned for eight new hydroelectric turbines at the Pointe du Bois Generating Station and $116.95 million for a 230 kV transmission network in the Portage ...
Overhead Transmission

Fingrid Selects Caverion For Three $9.07 Million Power Line Projects In Helsinki

Nov. 13, 2023
The projects will enable electricity transmission and security of supply in the Helsinki metropolitan area and contribute to achieving Espoo’s climate objectives.
Photo 6549150 © Italianestro | Dreamstime.com
Dreamstime M 6549150
Overhead Transmission

FirstEnergy’s Mon Power To Upgrade Four Miles Of Transmission Line In Preston County, West Virginia

Nov. 13, 2023
Mon Power will replace existing wood structures with 29 new steel poles and wires to benefit 5,000 customers in the Kingwood area.
Hvdc Brazil Argentina1 Header Image
Overhead Transmission

Brazil's Taesa Commissions Upgrade of HDVC Converter Station

Nov. 9, 2023
The Garabi converter station enables power exchange between Argentina and Brazil, which is normally not possible as Argentina's power system operates at 50 Hz, and Brazil's operates...