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Southwest Transmission Cooperative, Inc.

Arizona Cooperative Grid Modernization Project

Abstract

Three electric cooperatives in Arizona joined forces together to upgrade their electric grid infrastructure: Southwest Transmission Cooperative (SWTC), Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC), and Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC). SWTC provides transmission service to distribution cooperatives MEC and SSVEC.

Contact Information

Jim Burson
Director of Transmission Operations and Maintenance
Southwest Transmission Cooperative
jburson@swtransco.coop

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Southwest Transmission Cooperative, Inc.
HQ State: Arizona
NERC Region: WECC
Total Budget: $64,488,970
Federal Share: $32,244,485
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Reduced Electricity Cost for Customers
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Costs from Equipment Failures and Theft
  • Deferred Investment in Generation Capacity Expansion
 
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