HockmanSubstation Project


Appalachian Power representatives plan to upgrade the electric transmission grid in the town of Bluefield in Tazewell County, Virginia. The Hockman Substation project includes building a new 138-kilovolt (kV) substation and a quarter of a mile of 138-kV electric transmission line.

Project Updates

Appalachian Power representatives are hosting an in-person open house for community members and landowners in the project area to learn more. The open house is June 6 from 5-7 p.m. at Graham Middle School, 1 Academic Circle, Bluefield, VA, 24605.

Timeline

 
Project Timeline
 

Structures

Structure

Substations serve as electrical intersections converting the power to voltage levels for use in homes, businesses and industrial facilities.

Proposed Structure Height: 80 - 100 FEET*
Right-of-Way Width: 100 FEET*

*Substation shown is a general depiction of the proposed facilities for the project. It does not represent final design.

Resources

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

Cortney Mustard

Project Outreach Specialist, Sr.
833-313-3743
camustard@aep.com

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