MVP 4 Transmission Line Project
Following years of planning and construction, ITC Midwest has completed a major new, high-voltage electric transmission line. MVP 4 is one of 17 Multi-Value Projects (MVPs) approved by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) to provide access to low-cost electricity generation, improve reliability and efficiency, and expand access to renewable energy resources throughout the Midwest….
Ottumwa-Iowa/Missouri Border Transmission Project (MVP 7)
A new high-voltage electric transmission line linking southeast Iowa to northeast Missouri has been energized, including a segment built by ITC Midwest. This section of the MVP 7 line stretches from the Ottumwa Generating Station (OGS) near Chillicothe, Iowa to an Ameren substation located near Adair, Missouri. ITC Midwest owns and operates a 14-mile segment…
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Salem-Hazleton Transmission Line Project
ITC Midwest identified the Salem-Hazleton project as a priority after acquiring the region’s high-voltage electric transmission lines in December 2007. In April 2013, ITC Midwest energized the more than 80 miles of line, which extends from ITC Midwest’s Salem substation south of Dubuque, Iowa, to its Hazleton substation in Buchanan County. As energy demand has…
Hiawatha-Coffey 161 kV Transmission Line
To improve reliability and meet the region’s growing energy demands, ITC Midwest built a new electric transmission line and substation in northern Linn County, Iowa. The Hiawatha-Coffey line connects ITC Midwest’s existing Hiawatha electric substation (located in the south part of Robins) to a new substation, called Coffey substation, located one-half mile west of Highway…
Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project
On May 27, 2020, ITC Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative received approval for the Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project from the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB). In a written decision, the three IUB members unanimously approved the franchise for the 14-mile Iowa transmission line segment, which will be constructed from the Hickory Creek substation near New…
34.5 kV to 69 kV Line Rebuild and Conversion Project
Since acquiring the transmission system, ITC Midwest has been following through on its commitment to improve electric transmission reliability in Iowa by upgrading the 34.5 kV system to 69 kV. Much of the existing system being rebuilt was constructed more than 60 years ago and has reached the end of its useful life. These new…
Minnesota-Iowa 345 kV Electric Transmission Project (MVP 3)
Following years of planning and construction, ITC Midwest completed and energized a major new, high voltage electric transmission line in 2018. As a 110-mile segment of Multi-Value Project (MVP) 3, the 345,000 volt (345 kV) transmission line connects ITC Midwest’s Lakefield Junction and Huntley substations in southern Minnesota, and the Ledyard switching substation and MidAmerican…