New 765 kV transmission project energized in Indiana

USA, Indiana: Pioneer Transmission and Northern Indiana Public Service Company have announced completion of the new extra-high voltage 765 kV transmission line connecting the Greentown Station near Kokomo, Indiana, to the Reynolds Station in Reynolds, Indiana, along with substation upgrades.

The $347 million investment included upgrades to the Reynolds Station in addition to the construction of a new extra-high voltage transmission line, reports T&D World.

The Greentown-Reynolds line is the first phase of Pioneer Transmission’s 290-mile plan to connect Duke Energy’s Greentown Station to AEP’s Rockport Station east of Evansville, Indiana.

The Greentown-Reynolds project is one of 17 priority Multi-Value Projects (MVPs) identified by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO), which controls and operates the transmission grid for all or parts of 15 Midwest U.S. states, including Indiana, and the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Source: T&D World