Power for the Plains

Kiser-Kress 115 kV Transmission Line

The Kiser-Kress 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line will improve electric reliability and increase the capability of the existing transmission grid in and around the city of Plainview. The project consists of approximately 25 miles of new 115 kV transmission line between the Kiser Substation located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 400 and 24th Street in Plainview and the existing Kress Substation, located northwest of Kress, north of Farm-to-Market Road 145 and west of County Road 10.

A Certificate of Convenience and Necessity application was filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in February 2012 and approved by the PUCT in February 2013. The project was placed in-service on November 21, 2014.

Quick Facts
Estimated length
25 miles
Estimated cost
$15.1 million
In-service date
November 21, 2014

Regulatory Documents