TVA wants feedback on proposed new transmission line

TUPELO — The Tennessee Valley Authority is proposing a new transmission line between Union and Lee counties.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the TVA will hold a public meeting on the project on Thursday at the BancorpSouth Conference Center in Tupelo to take public comment.

TVA is proposing a new transmission line between its Sherman and Saltillo substations. The Saltillo substation would connect to an existing 6.6 miles of transmission line ending at the Tupelo substation off U.S. Highway 45.

TVA says the new transmission line is would relieve possible overloading on existing lines.

TVA provides electricity for utility and business customers in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia to a population of over 9 million people.


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