Overhead Transmission

Typically 69 kV all the way up to 1200 kV, these lines transfer power in bulk from generation stations to city centers.
The Ameren Illinois Roxford substation. The infrastructure project included substation upgrades and new transmission structures. Photo by Ameren.
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Overhead Transmission

National Grid Drops out of Twin States Clean Energy Link Transmission Project

March 13, 2024
The Twin States Clean Energy Link, a 211-mile, 1,200 MW high voltage direct current power line, had won the support of the Department of Energy with funding from the Transmission...
Photo by Basin Electric.
Overhead Transmission

Basin Electric’s Two 345 kV Transmission Projects Approved by Regulators

March 12, 2024
The 15-mile Pioneer-to-Judson 345-kV line will connect the Pioneer Generation Station Phase IV project to the Judson substation near Williston.
Photo by Philip Kamrass/ New York Power Authority.
Overhead Transmission

NYPA Uses Line Monitoring Technology to Protect Power Line Health in Winter

Jan. 22, 2024
NYPA uses fiber-optic sensing, based on the principles of distributed acoustic sensing, to identify power line conditions in real time.
Photo by Jonathan Schwind, Entergy.
Overhead Transmission

In Photos: Entergy Rebuilds its Mississippi River Crossing

Dec. 15, 2023
Throughout the entirety of the wire pull operation, the team battled Mother Nature with daily shutdowns because of storms and lightning.
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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.


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Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
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Overhead Transmission

EIB Global Lends $125 Million to Ecuador to Increase Electricity Transmission Capacity and Regional Integration

March 25, 2024
The loan will finance the implementation of the Ecuadorian side of the power interconnection system between Ecuador and Peru.
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Overhead Transmission

Collaboration is Key for Expanding Transmission Capacity

March 22, 2024
Policymakers should take care to foster, rather than discourage or prevent, effective collaboration in transmission development.
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Overhead Transmission

Grid United, Hitachi Team Up for HVDC Transmission in U.S.

March 20, 2024
Large HVDC systems will interconnect eastern and western regional power grids.
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Utility Business

MISO’s 2023 Value Proposition Estimated at Nearly $5 Billion

March 6, 2024
The Value Proposition breaks MISO’s business model into recognized categories of benefits and calculates a range of dollar values for each defined category.