Hazel Substation is a 345kV substation located in Hazel, Calloway County, Minnesota, US.

The Hazel Substation project’s construction has begun in 2019. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Hazel Substation project, which is an upgrade substation, will be operated by Xcel Energy.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 345/230kV and the operating voltage level is 345/230kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 345kV and the step-out voltage is 230kV.

Hazel Substation project development status

The development of the Hazel Substation project was approved by Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $4.44m was financed by the authorities to undertake 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.


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