Hazel Creek Substation is a 345/230kV substation located in Hazel Creek, Minnesota, US. The construction works on Hazel Creek Substation began in 2019. The project was commissioned in 2020.

Description

The Hazel Creek Substation project is an upgrade substation being operated by Xcel Energy .

The designed voltage level of the project is 345/230kV, while the operating voltage level is 345/230kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 345kV and the step-out voltage is 230kV.

Hazel Creek Substation has received approval from Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to undertake the works on the project. Approximately $3.3m was financed by the authorities for the construction works of the project.

About Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy Inc (Xcel Energy) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it has the presence in the entire energy vertical, including generation, procurement, transmission, distribution and resale of electricity. The company produces electric energy using coal, nuclear, natural gas, wind, hydro, biomass and solar sources. Xcel Energy also transports, stores, distributes and resells natural gas. It procures natural gas from independent suppliers, based on market indices. Xcel Energy also provides home appliance repair, maintenance, and replacement services.

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.