PEI Energy Corporation has proposed placing a third 8-mile 138 kV transmission cable on the bottom of Northumberland Strait capable of carrying 150 MW and connecting Prince Edward Island to the mainland. The new underwater cable is estimated to cost between $120M and $140M. Construction began in June 2016, and the project is expected to be complete in late spring or early summer 2017.
|Project Sponsor||Line Miles||Voltage (kV)||From State||To State||Year in Service|
|Pei Power Corporation||8||138||NB||PE||2017|
|Estimated Costs ($M)||Voltage Type||Project Status||Project Group||Origin Point||Destination Point|
|140||Operating||New Brunswick||Prince Edward Island|
|Interstate||Build Start||NERC||ISO/RTO||Country||Project Partners|