Clean Line Energy holds public open house meetings on 600-kV Plains & Eastern clean line

Clean Line Energy will host public open house meetings on its 600-kV Plains & Eastern clean line project.

The public open house meetings will be held from Oct. 9 through Oct. 16 in Oklahoma, where the company will provide information about the Plains & Eastern Clean Line to residents and landowners within and near the study corridor and potential route network and give everyone an opportunity to provide feedback.

Clean Line Energy plans to host public open house meetings in Arkansas and Tennessee in November and December.

Project Details

Plains & Eastern is an 800-mile, 600-kV transmission HVDC line that originates at Diamond substation, Okla., and terminates at Memphis substation, Tenn., according to TransmissionHub data.

The 3.5bn project, with a capacity of 7,000 MW, will connect renewable energy produced in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas to population centers in the east. The project will make possible more than $14bn of new renewable energy projects.

As of Oct. 11, 2011, the project is being planned in two phases, with the first phase being 3,500 MW and $1.75bn.

The meetings will be held:

  • Oct. 9 – Guymon, Okla.
  • Oct. 9 – Beaver, Okla.
  • Oct. 10 – Woodward, Okla.
  • Oct. 10 – Fairview, Okla.
  • Oct. 11 – Enid, Okla.
  • Oct. 11 – Stillwater, Okla.
  • Oct. 12 – Briscow, Okla.
  • Oct. 15 – Okmulgee, Okla.
  • Oct. 16 – Muskogee, Okla.
  • Oct. 16 – Sallisaw, Okla.

The project is scheduled for completion in 2018.