Bakersfield to Big Hill Line

Bakersfield to Big Hill Line is a 112-mile, 345-kV transmission line, originating at Bakersfield and terminating at Big Hill, Texas. The transmission line was estimated to cost approximately $137.3m and was completed in August 2013. The line enables the transfer of electric power between the two substations and potentially provide injection points for area generation for transfer to load centers.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
South Texas Electric Coop Inc. 112 345 TX TX 2013
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
137.3 Operating CREZ Bakersfield Big Hill
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
2012 TRE ERCOT US