When OPPD decides to construct a new transmission line, it isn’t without months – and sometimes years – of preparation and research.
Transmission lines are high voltage power lines and their supporting structures that stretch across miles of open space and run along major roadways. They are the backbone, or interstate highway, of OPPD’s electrical system.
But before one pole goes into the ground, OPPD teams are busy researching, assessing and reaching out to stakeholders about the new line and the route it will take. The following infographic shows how.
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