The Hamilton-Butler Area Improvements Project involves:
These improvements increase reliability, lessen power outages and speed recovery of service when outages occur. Company representatives determined the proposed route for the new 8-mile power line after gathering and reviewing input from community members during a feasibility study announced last fall to assess possible upgrades to the local power grid. As part of that feasibility study, company representatives hosted a public open house in September 2019 for landowners in the area.
September 2019: Feasibility study announced and public open house held for new build section
April 2020: Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) announces an approximate $51 million investment to upgrade the electric transmission network serving customers in northeastern DeKalb County.
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