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September 8, 2021

Weeds Lake – Hiple Line, US

By Carmen

Weeds Lake – Hiple Line is a 345kV overhead line from Weeds Lake, Michigan, US, to Hiple, Michigan, US.

Construction works on the Weeds Lake – Hiple Line started in 2017 and the project was commissioned in 2018.


The Weeds Lake – Hiple Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Michigan Electric Transmission. The Weeds Lake – Hiple Line is an upgrade line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $0.15m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Weeds Lake – Hiple Line project development status

The development of the Weeds Lake – Hiple Line project was approved by Michigan Public Service Commission in 2017 and the project works were completed in 2018.

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.


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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