A Public Utility Commission of Texas spokesperson on July 31 told TransmissionHub: “The letter is still in the ‘routing for approval’ process. When it is signed by all three commissioners, we will make it available online.”
A public statement hearing will be held on Aug. 7 in Saugerties, N.Y., state regulators said on July 31, noting that the hearing will be preceded by a brief presentation by the state Department of Public Service staff that will begin at 6 p.m.
The Southwest Power Pool (SPP) on July 31 said that its board of directors has approved the 2018 Integrated Transmission Plan Near-Term Assessment, requiring SPP members to build 13 new transmission projects in six states over the next five years, at an estimated total investment of $47m.
Elements of the project include rebuilding about eight miles of 69-kV line between Hartford City and Dunkirk; building nearly three miles of new line in Dunkirk; and building a new substation in Eaton, the company said.
Columbus, Ohio (July 27, 2018) – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is canceling the Wind Catcher project as a result of the Public Utility Commission of Texas’ July 26 decision to deny approval of the […]
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said that its decision to recommend Alternative Route 21 was based on such factors as that the route has the greatest length of route – 14.1 miles – parallel or adjacent to existing electric transmission lines.
The company requests state regulatory approval to allow existing customers the option to continue being served under the electric vehicle rate options after the pilot program’s currently scheduled expiration date of Nov. 30, until the customer selects an alternative, applicable rate schedule, or discontinues service at the service location.
From January to July, TransmissionHub has covered about $24.1bn worth of electric transmission projects in various stages of development, including about $1.8bn worth of projects that have been, or will be completed in 2018, and about $1.3bn in 2019.
The line, which would predominantly be built on single-pole steel structures, would require new easements 100 feet in width, almost all of which CECC has already obtained via private agreements with landowners, and would be 5.25 miles long, Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation said.