Zephyr Power HVDC Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 844.9km from Henderson, Nevada, US, to Delta, Utah, US.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2023.
Zephyr Power HVDC Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Duke-American Transmission. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Approximately $2,600m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
The development of the Zephyr Power HVDC Line project has been approved by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission.
Zephyr Power HVDC Line project development status
The construction works on the Zephyr Power HVDC Line project were commenced in 2018 and commissioning is expected in 2023.
About Duke-American Transmission
Duke-American Transmission Co (DATC) is an operator of electric transmission facilities. The company builds, owns and operates electric transmission plants in North America. Its project portfolio includes Path-15, San Luis Transmission project, and Zephyr Power Transmission project. DATC holds 72% of transmission service rights in Path-15 project, which operates 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. The company’s San Luis Transmission project provides water and electricity for local water agencies and California electric users. Its Zephyr Power Transmission project is a transmission line, which connects Wyoming wind to the Southwestern US.
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