Nelson Road Substation is a 345kV substation located in Nelson Road, South Arm Township, Michigan, US. The construction works on Nelson Road Substation began in 2019. The project was commissioned in 2020.


The Nelson Road Substation project is an upgrade substation being operated by Michigan Electric Transmission.

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

Nelson Road Substation has received approval from Michigan Public Service Commission to undertake the works on the project. Approximately $4.28m was financed by the authorities for the construction works of the project.

About Michigan Electric Transmission

Michigan Electric Transmission Company LLC (METC), a subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp is an electricity transmission company that provides transmission infrastructure projects to improve efficiency in the flow of electricity. The company owns, operates and maintains circuit transmission line in the western and northern portions of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. ITC provides high voltage systems that transmit electricity from generating stations in Michigan to local electricity distribution facilities. The company ensures reliability, safety, operation and maintenance. It offers its services to residential and commercial customers. METC is headquartered in Novi, Michigan, the US.


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