The new line will extend from the Osprey Energy Center approximately 21 miles east to the existing Haines City East Substation in Polk County. Vegetation removal and construction of the Haines City-Osprey transmission line began in spring 2022 and will be completed in late 2023.
Project at a Glance
A new transmission line will be built between the new substation east to the existing Haines City East Substation in Haines City.
Project area: Polk County, Kathleen, Haines City and Auburndale
Line voltage: 230 kV
Pole height: Single-pole steel or concrete approximately 90 to 110 feet
Vegetation Removal/Line construction start: Spring 2022
Line and substation completion: Late 2023
Property restoration: Through 2024
Transmission Line Route
Through mid 2022
Osprey Substation construction starts
Line preconstruction work, including surveying, soil boring and staking
Through early 2022
Line construction between Osprey and Haines City substations starts
Transmission line placed in service
Property restoration/project complete
Help meet current and long-term energy demand in the region
Strengthen system reliability to serve growing communities
Help minimize the risk of power outages
Learn about the importance of transmission infrastructure and how it plays a vital role in powering our communities.
Learn about easements and what’s deemed appropriate use of the property.
See why it’s important to keep easement areas free and clear of any vegetation.
|Construction Fact Sheet (PDF)||Resource||05/11/2022|
|Get Connected (PDF)||Resource||03/23/2022|
|Route map Osprey Energy Center to Kathleen substation (PDF)||Route Map||12/07/2018|
|Route map Osprey Energy Center to Haines City Substation (PDF)||Route Map||12/07/2018|
|Vegetation Management (PDF)||Resource||12/01/2018|