Royalton – Elma Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 32.18km from Royalton, New York, US, to Elma, New York, US.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2022.


Royalton – Elma Line is an overhead line that will be operated by New York State Electric & Gas. The line will carry alternating current (AC).

Approximately $180m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

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

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Royalton – Elma Line project development status

The construction works on the Royalton – Elma Line project will be commenced in 2021 and commissioning is expected in 2022.

Contractors involved

NextEra Energy was appointed by New York State Electric & Gas to undertake the construction works on the Royalton – Elma Line project.

About New York State Electric & Gas

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG) is an electric utility company, based in the US. The company’s activities include transmission and distribution of electricity. It serves 878,000 electricity customers and 261,000 natural gas customers across more than 40% of upstate New York. The company is also into transportation, storage, and distribution of natural gas. Its technology provides solutions for industries such as aquaculture, erosion control, greenhouse technology and optical methane detector. The company operates as a subsidiary of Iberdrola S.A. It was founded in 1852. NYSEG is head quartered in Binghamton, New York, the US.


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.