Great Plains (Kansas V-Plan)

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
300 Operating ITCGP Spearville Substation Thistle
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