Southern Cross transmission builders file for approval in Mississippi

 May 01 2017
Photo Courtesy Utility Dive
Developers of the new 2,000 MW Southern Cross high voltage transmission line have filed an application with the Mississippi Public Service Commission, with an eye towards delivering power in 2021.

The $1.4 billion project would move Texas wind to markets in the southeast, and includes construction of 400 miles of line across Louisiana and Mississippi. 

The project would interconnect with the Electric Reliability Council fo Texas grid near the Western HVDC Converter Station, running to an interconnect with the Southeast electrical grid near the Eastern HVDC station.


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