Arkansas Transmission Line Projects

State Contact

Juliet Capeheart
Project Outreach Specialist
318-673-3400   |    jacapeheart@aep.com

Approved and Current Projects

Chambers Spring - Farmington Transmission Line Project

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) will rebuild approximately 11 miles of existing 161-kilovolt (kV) transmission line and complete related substation upgrades. The Chambers Spring – Farmington AECC Project will ensure continued reliable power in Benton and Washington Counties, Ark.

East Fayetteville Station Improvements

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) is planning to add a switching station at its East Fayetteville point of delivery to Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. (AECC) to accommodate upgrades to AECC’s local transmission system. AECC requested the new facilities as part of the conversion of the AECC substation and Ozarks Electric Cooperative transmission system from 69-kilovolt (kV) to 161-kV.

Greenland – Van Buren Transmission Line Project

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to invest approximately $40 million in upgrading the electric transmission grid in Washington and Crawford counties in northwest Arkansas. Work will take place in both counties and is expected to be completed by the end of 2018.

North Huntington – Waldron Transmission Line Project

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to invest approximately $19 million in upgrading an existing 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Sebastian and Scott counties. Work is planned to begin Summer 2017 and be completed by Summer 2018.



Resources

State Operating Companies

SWEPCO - Southwestern Electric Power Company serves 520,400 customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, East Texas and the Panhandle area of North Texas. http://www.SWEPCO.com

SWEPCO Transmission Project Information Line:

  • Toll free 1-(855)-230-8396



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