Category: North America Project Update

Project Equity, US and Puerto Rico

Developer: Alternative Transmission Inc. (ATI), US Project details and status: The interconnector between US and Puerto Rico aims to lower the cost of and deliver reliable power to Puerto Rico, which is beset by power outages...

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TransWest Express (TWE) Project, US

The USD3 billion project includes the construction of a 730-mile (1,175-km), ±600 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) overhead double-circuit transmission line, which will deliver renewable energy from wind energy projects near Rawlins in Wyoming to Colorado, Utah and Nevada. The line will run from south-central Wyoming crossing Colorado and Utah, with a potential interconnection at the Intermountain power project near Delta, Utah, and terminate at the Marketplace Hub in southern Nevada.

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Grain Belt Transmission Project, US

The project has been proposed to deliver 3,500 MW of wind energy from western Kansas to utilities and customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and states farther east.

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Waasigan Transmission Line, Canada

The Waasigan Transmission Line (formerly known as Northwest Bulk Transmission Line) consists of a new 230 kV double-circuit transmission line between the Lakehead transformer station (TS) in the municipality of Shuniah and the Mackenzie TS in the town of Atikokan, and a new 230 kV single-circuit transmission line between Mackenzie TS and Dryden TS in the city of Dryden.

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Gateway West Project, US

The Gateway West project is part of the larger Energy Gateway Transmission Expansion project covering areas in Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, being implemented by Idaho Power and PacifiCorp.

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Greenlink Nevada, US

The transmission line proposal is set to support Nevada’s 2050 decarbonisation goals and its target of 50 per cent renewable electricity by 2030.

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Lake Erie Connector, Canada-US

Developer: ITC Lake Erie Connector LLC (ITCLEC), subsidiary of ITC Corporation Project details and status: The Lake Erie Connector (earlier known as Lake Erie Clean Power Connector) is a 1,000 MW high voltage direct current...

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Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project, Canada

The project was launched in 2015 to connect remote communities to the grid through around 1,800 km of transmission lines. It thus aims to reduce the dependence of First Nations communities on diesel to meet their power requirements. The project is being developed in two phases.

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Ten West Link Project, US

Developer: DCR Transmission, LLC—a joint venture of Abengoa Transmission & Infrastructure and Starwood Energy Group Global, Inc. Project details and status: The project will provide another interconnection between Arizona...

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