Voltage: 345 kV line
Estimated length: 83 miles
Estimated cost: $120 million
In-service date: December 7, 2018
The Rush Creek wind farm was placed in operation in December 2018.This project includes a 600 megawatt (MW) wind farm, an approximately 83-mile 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and two new substations in eastern Colorado. The 345 kV transmission line connects the wind farm to our existing Missile Site Substation in Arapahoe County. The final segment of the transmission line was energized in August 2018. The wind farm covers 95,000 acres in Elbert, Lincoln, Kit Carson and Cheyenne Counties. The transmission line route passes through Lincoln, Elbert, and Arapahoe Counties.
The project will: