Edens RidgeSubstation Expansion


Appalachian Power representatives plan upgrades to the electric transmission grid in Kingsport. The Edens Ridge Substation Expansion involves expanding a substation and rebuilding a small section of line on the substation property.

Crews plan to begin construction summer 2022 and conclude by early 2024.

Project Updates

May 3, 2022 - Project representatives encourage residents to submit their feedback about the project by Friday, May 20. To provide comments or ask questions about the project, please use the contact form below or call 833-313-3743.

Timeline

 
Project Timeline
 

Substation

Structure

This image shows the existing Edens Ridge Substation that crews plan to expand. Substations serve as electrical intersections converting the power to voltage levels for use in homes, businesses and industrial facilities.

Existing substation size: 98 x 145 feet*
Proposed substation size after expansion: 155 x 241 feet*

*Approximation only. Final engineering and construction details are not complete.

Resources

Virtual Open House Project Fact Sheet Project Map Access Roads Field Activities

Appalachian Power serves approximately 1 million customers in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee.

www.AppalachianPower.com

Nicole Hodges

Project Outreach Specialist
833-313-3743
APCO_Outreach@aep.com

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