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China-Stowell 230 kV Transmission Line Project
Selective Transmission Projects
China-Stowell 230 kV Transmission Line Project (Jefferson, Chambers,
and potentially Liberty Counties)
Southeast Texas' population and economic opportunities are growing
year by year, fueled by dependable, affordable electrical power. For
many years, the Jefferson and Chambers Counties have been home to
important industrial facilities as well as rural and agricultural
communities. The need for reliable power to foster growth is just as
important to Entergy Texas, Inc. as it is to the business, industrial
and residential customers we serve.
Entergy Texas' transmission
engineers and planners look ahead to ensure that our transmission system
will continue to reliably serve our customers, both now and into the
future. The China-Stowell Transmission Project will enable us to meet an
important need in Southeast Texas by adding a new transmission line by
The three-part project consists of the following:
1. Entergy Texas will expand the existing China Substation near China,
Texas to add new 230 kV infrastructure.
2. Entergy Texas will expand
the existing Stowell Substation near Stowell, Texas to add new 230 kV
infrastructure and a new 230/138 kV autotransformer.
3. A new 230 kV
transmission line will be constructed from the China Substation to the
There are a number of routes that the new
transmission line could take between the two substations. Potential
routes, along with the various segments that they would be comprised of,
are provided in the maps below.
All routes and route segments included in this notice are
available for selection and approval by the Public Utility Commission of
At Entergy Texas, we have a simple set of values: Focus on our
customers, treat people with respect and act with integrity. Our project
construction plan will be developed with you, our valued customer, in
mind. Once work begins, we will work safely during reasonable hours with
as little inconvenience to you as possible.
Interactive Project Maps
CCN Application on Public Utility Commission's website
CCN Application Attachment 3: Environmental Assessment