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Anclote – Tarpon Springs Transmission Line Project

A new transmission line and substation upgrades will help strengthen the electric grid and improve reliability in southern Pasco and northern Pinellas counties. The new transmission line will be constructed within an existing Duke Energy easement.

Project at a Glance

The Project: Construction of a new transmission line between the Anclote Substation at 736 Baillies Bluff Road and the Tarpon Springs Substation at 101 Cemetery Road. Substation expansion at Tarpon Springs
Project area: Southern Pasco and northern Pinellas counties
Transmission line length: 5.3 miles
Line voltage: 230 kilovolts
Pole heights and type: Single-pole steel or concrete approximately 90 to 120 feet
Construction start: Summer 2022
Project completion: Spring 2023

Route Map

Thumbnail showing route of new Anclote transmission line.
The route for the new 5.3-mile transmission line follows an existing Duke Energy easement. View larger image.

Interactive Map

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View Interactive map - a useful tool for viewing the transmission line route and project details with features such as search, zoom and measure.
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Transmission and what we do

 Watch our short video to learn more about the importance of transmission and how it plays a vital role in powering our communities.


  • Planning and Design

    Through 2021

  • Preconstruction activities

    Mid 2019 to Fall 2022

  • Construction Start

    Summer 2022

  • Project Completion

    Spring 2023

Benefits for the Community

  • Grid Improvement

    Strengthening the power grid will help enhance reliability, prevent power overloads and avoid power outages.

  • Reliability

    The new transmission line will help meet electric demand during periods of high usage.

  • Economic Growth

    Additional electric capacity helps support community growth and expansion.

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Contact Us

Please contact our Public Engagement team by phone at 877.840.0101 or by email at if you have questions or concerns.

Additional Resources

The materials below provide more detail information about the project.