Bakersfield – Solstice Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 218.8km from Bakersfield, Texas, US, to Solstice, Texas, US.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Bakersfield – Solstice Line is an overhead line that will be operated by American Electric Power. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
The development of the Bakersfield – Solstice Line project has been approved by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
Bakersfield – Solstice Line project development status
The construction works on the Bakersfield – Solstice Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.
About American Electric Power
American Electric Power Co Inc (AEP) is an energy holding utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces power using coal, lignite, natural gas, wind, solar, nuclear and hydro sources. AEP builds smarter energy infrastructure and delivers new technologies and custom energy solutions. It also has interests in various power plants under development. The company serves residential, commercial, industrial and other retail customers, and wholesale customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
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