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September 15, 2021

Marcy – New Scotland Line, US

By Carmen

Marcy – New Scotland Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 149.6km from Marcy, New York, US, to New Scotland, Albany County, New York, US.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2023.

Description

Marcy – New Scotland Line is an overhead line that will be operated by New York Independent System Operator. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $250m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

The development of the Marcy – New Scotland Line project has been approved by the New York Public Service Commission.

Marcy – New Scotland Line project development status

The construction works on the Marcy – New Scotland Line project will be commenced in 2021 and commissioning is expected in 2023.

Contractors involved

LS Power Grid New York, MYR Group and New York Power Authority was appointed by New York Independent System Operator to undertake the construction works on the Marcy – New Scotland Line project.

About New York Independent System Operator

New York Independent System Operator Inc (NYISO) is a not-for-profit organization that manages the bulk electricity grid of New York and administers the competitive wholesale markets in the state. It is also responsible for conducting long-term planning for its electric power system and upgrading the technological infrastructure of the electricity distribution system to meet future requirements. NYISO manages the flow of the electricity generated to ensure the utilities receive electricity for meeting the demand. It also conducts and monitors competitive auctions for wholesale electricity to ensure that consumers receive power at low costs.

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.

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