West Roxbury to Needham Reliability Project

The West Roxbury to Needham Reliability Project is a planned overhead and underground, 115-kV transmission line that will run between the existing Baker Street and Needham substations. About 1.6 miles will travel overhead, while the remaining will be buried underground. The project is needed to ensure reliability at a cost of $40.2m and in-service date of 2019.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
Eversource Energy 4.5 115 MA MA 2019
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
40.2 Planned Baker Street Needham Substation
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
2018 NPCC ISONE US