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NextEra Energy wins contract for Wolf Creek-Blackberry transmission line project
Transactions - OCTOBER 27, 2021

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NextEra Energy wins contract for Wolf Creek-Blackberry transmission line project

by Kali Persall

NextEra Energy Transmission, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, has been awarded the Wolf Creek-Blackberry transmission line project by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP).

The SPP board of directors approved an industry expert panel (IEP) recommendation for NextEra Energy Transmission Southwest to build the project, following IEP’s evaluation of the project through a competitive transmission owner–selection process.

Works will include the construction of a new 94-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line from the Wolf Creek substation in Kansas to the Blackberry substation in Missouri.

The project is designed to address economic needs in the region, and it requires regulatory approval in both Kansas and Missouri.

“We are pleased to have been awarded the Wolf Creek-Blackberry project by SPP,” said Eric Gleason, president of NextEra Energy Transmission. “This project award furthers our goal of creating America's leading competitive transmission company and is

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