Hobbs – China Draw Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 138.04km from Hobbs, New Mexico, US, to China Draw, New Mexico, US.

Construction works on the Hobbs – China Draw Line project was commissioned in 2018.


The Hobbs – China Draw Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Southwestern Public Service. The Hobbs – China Draw Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $163m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Hobbs – China Draw Line project development status

project works were completed in 2018.

About Southwestern Public Service

Southwestern Public Service Co (SPS) is engaged in generating, purchasing, transmitting, distributing, and selling electric energy to wholesale and retail customers in portions of Texas and New Mexico. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy. SPS purchases all of its coal requirements for its two coal facilities, Harrington and Tolk electric generating stations, from TUCO, Inc. In addition, the company conducts various wholesale marketing operations, including the purchase and sale of electric capacity, energy and energy related products. SPS provides electric utility service to approximately 393,000 customers.


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