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Project at a Glance

Installation of switchable capacitor banks on NYSEG property adjacent to the existing Fraser Substation and replacing conductor on a 21.8 mile section of the existing transmission line.These upgrades will increase the amount of electricity that can move along existing lines.

NYPA's Portion

  • Installation of 2 switchable capacitor banks.

NYSEG's Portion

  • Installation of 1 switchable capacitor bank.
  • Replacement of conductor on NYSEG’s existing 21.8 mile Fraser-Coopers Corners 345 kV transmission line using existing wooden poles and steel towers.

Estimated Schedule

2014

4th Quarter

Article VII Amendment Application approved with PSC
2015

1st Quarter Environmental Management and Construction Plan Phase I
3rd Quarter Environmental Management and Construction Plan Phase II

Construction Commences
2016

2nd Quarter Commercial Operation