Pepco said that based upon its preliminary estimate of the total project costs, it currently estimates that the total costs of the pilot would be $44.2m on a net present value basis, and that the resulting estimated first-year annual revenue requirement would have an impact on the typical residential customer’s monthly bill equal to 46 cents.
If the SCC determines that the company should mitigate the visual impacts of the “undulled” galvanized steel structures, staff believes that the use of factory-dulled galvanized steel structures and de-glared conductors may be a reasonable means of achieving such mitigation at an additional cost of $248,230 and $56,938, respectively, staff said.
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Minnesota regulators noted that Freeborn Wind Energy LLC filed an application on Sept. 20, seeking approval to build the line in order to interconnect the proposed Freeborn Wind Farm project substation to the Glenworth substation south of the City of Glenville.
Great River Energy on Sept. 26 told the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission that energization of the line at 115 kV is scheduled for Oct. 5, with minimal load expected to be placed on the transformer the week of Oct. 16.
The estimated total cost of the proposed rebuild project, which assumes completion by June 2020, is about $62m in 2017 dollars, of which about $58.7m is for transmission line construction work and $3.3m is for substation work, according to the company.
The Nagel substation is located in Hawkins County on the Tennessee-Virginia border about 10 miles west of the City of Kingsport, the company said, adding that the substation expansion work will take place on the Tennessee side adjacent to Stanley Valley Road.
Staff said that the company has shown that, without the installation of the proposed project and associated projects in the southeast Ohio area, anticipated load growth and aging infrastructure would cause reliability issues.