Hilltop Substation is a 345kV substation located in Hilltop,Anoka County, Minnesota, US.

The works are expected to be commissioned in 2022.

Description

Hilltop Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Dairyland Power Cooperative .

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

The step-in voltage of the project is 345kV. Upon completion, the substation will have a capacity of 500MVA.

Hilltop Substation project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2022. Approximately $10m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

About Dairyland Power Cooperative

Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC ) is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that generates and transmits electricity. DPC generates electricity by utilizing various sources of energy including coal, natural gas, hydro, solar, wind and biogas. The electricity generated is transmitted to distribution cooperatives and municipal utilities. DPC provides wholesale electricity and other related services to electric distribution cooperatives and municipal utilities in the in the Upper Midwest region of the US. These cooperatives in turn supply electricity to consumers and fulfill the energy requirements of the people. The company has presence across Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.

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.