Lowell, Mass.-based TRC Companies has been awarded a $1.5 million contract to provide environmental siting and licensing assistance for a 345 kV transmission line project in the Texas Panhandle region planned by Xcel Energy.
The line is to run from north of Abernathy in West Texas to just east of the Texas/Oklahoma state line. The project is part of a larger program to improve transmission reliability within the Southwest Power Pool.
Under the contract, TRC will assist with routing studies, coordinate public and agency involvement, perform technical field studies, and help Xcel Energy file for the certificate of convenience and necessity with the Texas Public Utility Commission.
SOURCE: TRC Companies