The Swan-Tyee Intertie Connects Swan Lake Hydro Facility to the Tyee Lake Hydroelectric Facility.
CONNECTEDNESS & RELIABILITY
Clearing of the right-of-way was completed in 2008
Structure installation, stringing of the line, and ready to energize in 2009, 14 years after the engineering began!
Allows for greater utilization of the energy generation capability of the Tyee Facility
Allows for better reliability throughout the entire SEAPA System by improving overall utilization and back up of hydroelectric units
The Swan-Tyee Intertie serves as a significant component of the Southeast Alaska Electrical transmission system and provides long-term benefits in development of Southeast’s substantial hydroelectric potential.
ADVANCED PLANNING WHEN FACING UNPRECENTED & REMOTE CHALLENGES
See how the Swan-Tyee Intertie is known as one of the toughest transmission lines built anywhere.