New York will replace 80 miles of aging transmission lines

New York will replace 80 miles of aging transmission lines

2017-07-28
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New York will replace 80 miles of aging transmission lines


New York Governor Andrew Kumer said nearly 80 miles of aging transmission lines will soon be replaced by more modern lines.

Line upgrades are designed to enhance the power grid in New York, while helping more renewable energy to be transported from the north to the south.

Transmission line upgrade project is expected to create more than 2,000 jobs, the project is expected to start from 2019, takes about 4 years. New transmission lines from north to south, route to St. Lawrence County and Lewis County.

Last week, Cumer announced a $ 440 million project to invest in New York State's long-term sustainable development.