VELCO Projects

VELCO’s responsibility is to manage the safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of electric power through Vermont’s transmission system. That job includes planning and constructing upgrades needed to meet system reliability, maintaining the electric grid and related facilities, and doing our part to help Vermont and New England achieve their decarbonization goals. 

Project Features

 

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Asset Maintenance
Asset Maintenance

Upgrades to existing electric transmission infrastructure.

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decarbonization
Decarbonization

Projects in support of decarbonization of our communities.

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communications
Insights & Analytics

Projects in support of delivering data across the transmission system. 

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Reliability
Reliability

Transmission additions or upgrades, necessary to ensure the system’s continued reliability. 

Current Projects

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Fiber installation

Fiber Reliability Project

What is the Fiber Reliability Project? The Fiber Reliability Project is an initiative by VELCO and the Vermont distribution utilities to ensure the continued reliability and
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Windsor Substation

Windsor Substation

VELCO's Windsor Substation, operational since 1978, requires essential upgrades for enhanced reliability. A recent conditions assessment revealed deficiencies in the control
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afts corners breaker

Tafts Corner Spare Breaker

VELCO proposes to upgrade the Tafts Corner Substation to resolve an operational deficiency that would occur during VELCO's routine maintenance and emergency situations.
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New Haven Facility exterior

New Haven Operations Facility

The New Haven Operations Facility will enable VELCO to continue the safe and reliable operation of the electric grid during an emergency.

Past Projects

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Florence Substation

VELCO proposes to construct a replacement substation to the north and adjacent to the existing substation.