NextEra Horse Hollow-Kendall 345kV Transmission Line
Type: Renewables, Transmission
Scope: 235miles of 345kV, 12miles of 138kV
Location: Brady, TX
Client: Horse Hollow Generation Tie, LLC
This project was developed by NextEra Energy in order to transmit clean energy from their five wind farms in the Abilene area to the San Antonio area. The 345kV transmission line was 235 miles with an additional 13 miles of 138kV.
Irby served as prime contractor and provided project management services for five Quanta Services companies including North Houston Pole Line, Dillard-Smith, Dashiell Engineering and Can-Fer Utilities.
Irby crews installed over 600 concrete, steel and hybrid poles, and strung over 90 miles of bundle conductor. This project was completed in a record time of just nine months.
Start Date: July 2009
Completion Date: March 2010