The Kiser-Cox 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 8.7 miles of new 115 kV transmission line between the Kiser Substation, northeast of Plainview at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 400 and 24th Street. The other endpoint for the line is the existing Cox Substation, located southwest of the County Roads 95 and EE intersection, east of Plainview.
A Certificate of Convenience and Necessity was filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in March 2012 and approved by the commission in June 2012. The line was placed in-service on March 7, 2014.
The 115 kV line is constructed of single pole steel structures. The structures, which are between 70 and 140 feet tall, are spaced 500 to 800 feet apart.