Palmas to East Rio Hondo

The Palmas to East Rio Hondo project involves a new 138-kV, 6.6 mile transmission line to connect the planned Palmas Wind Energy Project to the ERCOT grid. The project has an estimated cost of $11.1m and is expected to be completed by fall 2019.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
South Texas Electric Coop Inc. 6.6 138 TX TX 2019
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
11.1 Planned Palmas Altas Wind East Rio Hondo
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
2019 TRE ERCOT US