Appalachian Power gets approval for $40 M transmission line project

Virginia, US: The Virginia State Corporation Commission gave the go-ahead to Appalachian Power for the Glendale Area Improvements Project in Carroll and Wythe counties in Virginia.

The $40 M project involves building electric transmission line as well as a new substation. Construction will begin early next year and conclude in early 2022. The upgrades are designed to reduce the likelihood of outages during periods of high electricity demand.

AP will also upgrade substations in Carroll, Grayson, and Wythe counties. Further, the company will remove a substation on Deer Haven Road in Galax and one in Wythe County.

Source: Daily Energy Insider