ITC Great Plains Commemorates the Opening of its Wichita Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House Event
WICHITA, Kan., April 20, 2015 – ITC Great Plains, LLC, a subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company, today announced that it will commemorate the opening of its regional office in Wichita, Kansas with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and open house event to be held on Thursday, April 23 from 2-4 p.m. at 120 East 1st Street, Suite 290.
Special remarks and ribbon cutting ceremony will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. Brett Leopold, president of ITC Great Plains, will preside over the ceremony.
“Our expanded presence in Kansas demonstrates our commitment to operational excellence and will allow us to play a more prominent role in developing a modern grid to support the state’s growing economy,” said Brett Leopold, president of ITC Great Plains.
The Wichita office will be the fourth regional location for ITC Great Plains, joining Topeka and Dodge City, Kansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ITC Great Plains President Brett Leopold will oversee the Wichita regional office while maintaining his presence at the company’s regional office in Topeka.
About ITC Great Plains
ITC Great Plains, LLC is a transmission-only utility operating in the Southwest Power Pool region. The company currently owns and operates approximately 436 circuit miles of transmission lines in Kansas and Oklahoma. ITC Great Plains maintains regional offices in Dodge City, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ITC Great Plains is a subsidiary of ITC Grid Development, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company. ITC’s focus on transmission and grid development drives operational excellence and delivers superior value for customers, communities and other stakeholders.
About ITC Holdings Corp.
ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) is the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, lower the overall cost of delivered energy and allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems. ITC’s regulated operating subsidiaries include ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains. Through these subsidiaries, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, serving a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along 15,400 circuit miles of transmission line. Through ITC Grid Development and its subsidiaries, the company also focuses on expansion in areas where significant transmission system improvements are needed. For more information, please visit ITC’s website at www.itc-holdings.com.
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