Far West Texas Project

The Far West Texas Project consists of a 345kV line from Odessa to Moss to Permian Basin to Mason to Pecos to Barrilla to Fort Stockton to Rio Pecos to Bakersfield; with the initial installation of 345kV/138kV autotransformers at Riverton, Solstice and Lynx stations. The estimated total cost of the project is $423 million with an in-service date of 2022 or sooner.  The FWTP is needed to to provide reliable electric service to current and future load and will support continuing oil and gas load growth in the Delaware Basin area.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
American Electric Power 219 345 TX TX 2022
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
423 Planned Odessa Substation Bakersfield Substation
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
TRE ERCOT US Oncor Electric Delivery Co LLC