Widows Creek Substation is a 500kV substation located in Widows Creek, Alabama, US.

The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Widows Creek Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Tennessee Valley Authority.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 500/161kV and the operating voltage level is 500/161kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 500kV and the step-out voltage is 161kV.

Widows Creek Substation project development status

The development of the Widows Creek Substation project was approved by Tennessee Regulatory Authority. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

About Tennessee Valley Authority

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a corporate agency and instrumentality established by federal law. It generates electricity using hydro, nuclear, coal, diesel and solar sources. Under short- and long-term power purchase agreements and spot market purchases, the agency procures electricity from various power producers. TVA manages the Tennessee River system; operates flood control dams and related infrastructure; balances hydroelectric generation with navigation; and carries out flood damage reduction, water quality and supply and recreation.


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