SWAN-TYEE INTERTIE

NO ROADS, NO PROBLEM

Connectivity between rugged Alaskan terrain

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.

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