Belle River – Fitz Line is a 345kV overhead line from Belle River, Michigan, US, to Fitz, Michigan, US.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Belle River – Fitz Line is an overhead line that will be operated by ITC Holdings. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $1.2m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

The development of the Belle River – Fitz Line project has been approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Belle River – Fitz Line project development status

The construction works on the Belle River – Fitz Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.

About ITC Holdings

ITC Holdings Corp (ITC Holdings), a subsidiary of ITC Investment Holdings Inc, is an independent electricity transmission company . It owns, operates, maintains, and invests in electricity transmission infrastructure. The company provides transmission grid solutions to improve reliability, expand access to markets, allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems and reduce the cost of supplying energy. The company owns and operates high-voltage electric transmission systems in Lower Peninsula of Michigan and certain portions of Iowa, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Oklahoma . It also focuses on developing transmission infrastructure in Wisconsin.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.