Great Plains (Kansas V-Plan) is a 122-mile, 345-kV transmission line that originates at Spearville, Kansas and terminates at Thistle substation near Medicine Lodge, Kansas. The project, sponsored by ITC Holdings Corp., cost $300 million and was put into service December 2014. The V-Plan is an EHV line designed to connect east and west Kansas and improve reliability. It will also enable renewable energy companies to tap into the high voltage grid.
|Project Sponsor||Line Miles||Voltage (kV)||From State||To State||Year in Service|
|ITC Holdings Corp.||122||345||KS||KS||2014|
|Estimated Costs ($M)||Voltage Type||Project Status||Project Group||Origin Point||Destination Point|
|Interstate||Build Start||NERC||ISO/RTO||Country||Project Partners|
|2012||SPP||SPP||US||Sunflower Electric Power Cooperative, Mid-Kansas Electric Company and Prairie Wind Transmission|