As noted in Virginia Electric and Power’s application for approval of the project, the company proposes to rebuild about 21.3 miles of existing 230-kV transmission line #217 from the company’s existing Chesterfield substation to the company’s existing Lakeside substation.
Kentucky regulators on June 26 said that it will hold a public meeting on July 9 in Louisville, Ky., to provide information and receive public comments on a request by Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric for authorization to deploy an advanced metering system throughout the utilities’ service areas.
As noted in the recommended order, Cooperative Energy and Magnolia Electric Power Association (MEP) in late January filed a joint petition for a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Cooperative Energy to build, maintain, and operate the 115-kV line and switching station, and for MEP to build, maintain, and operate the 115:13.2-kV substation.
The parties recommend that the OPSB issue a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need for construction and operation of the project, subject to certain conditions, according to the filing.
The company said that the total functional estimate of the project cost is about $22.4m, consisting of about $8.4m for transmission line work, including ROW acquisition; about $13.6m for construction of the Moore Hollow substation; and $0.4m for remote work at the Chadwick substation.
The Arkansas Public Service Commission, in a June 22 order, said that there being no further action to be taken in the matter involving Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation’s proposed 161-kV transmission line, the commission secretary is directed to close the docket.
While the roadmap describes a longer‐term – 2026‐2030 – vision, its primary focus is to identify deployment opportunities, use cases, and implementable actions that the state can undertake to support deployment of various energy storage applications in the near‐to‐medium term – that is, 2019‐2025, according to the document.