New Transmission Line Completed

By Jackie Kingston

Published 05/22 2014 05:28PM

Updated 05/22 2014 05:29PM

AMARILLO -- The Hitchland to Woodland electricity line is now complete. 

It's one of two major connections that are on track to be finished this year. 

It links Hansford County and Woodward, Oklahoma. 

Xcel says it gives their customers easier access to cheaper power during the summer; which is when most power is needed.

It's part of the overall power to for the plains initiative.

The new line can transport wind energy.

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