The Sister Lakes Upgrades Project will strengthen the current electric transmission system in Western Michigan. Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) will build new power lines and substations, as well as update existing facilities to provide a reliable flow of electricity to its customers. The $45 million investment is critical for improved reliability and to accommodate for the region’s future growth.
Project components include:
- Building two new substations (Keelette and Rothadew)
- Constructing 7 miles of new 69 kV transmission line
- Rebuilding 10 miles of 34.5 kV line to 69 kV
- Constructing one new 1 mile 69 kV lines to the existing Sister Lakes Substation