*Final Corridor* depicted as 400' in width for study purposes only.A standard 100kV right-of-way easement width is 68’, however, when paralleling an existing transmission line the width may be reduced.
A 1,500 acre parcel of land in Randolph County undergoing economic development plans to furnish the site with needed utilities to attract a future advanced manufacturer.
A geographic area identified by a team of siting specialists that broadly encompasses all practical line routing opportunities.
Any practical and reasonable options, determined by the siting study process, to connect a new 100kV transmission line from Duke Energy’s existing 100kV infrastructure to the megasite. (Depicted on this map as 400’ in width for study purposes only.)
A single corridor that minimizes adverse impacts to homes, cultural resources, the community and the environment as determined by the siting study process.
A strip of land acquired from a property owner granting Duke Energy the right to build, maintain and operate an electric transmission line. A standard 100kV right-of-way easement width is 68’, however, when paralleling an existing transmission line the width may be reduced.
A detailed examination and analysis of geographic, environmental, cultural resource, land use, and aesthetic data combined with engineering knowledge to identify a route for the new 100kV transmission line.
A public gathering which offers the community an opportunity to learn more about the siting process, discuss how the preferred route will be selected and provide valuable feedback; subject matter experts are available to answer questions related to the project and specifics of the siting study.
These lines are the interstate system of the power grid, transporting high-voltage electricity - typically greater than 100-kilovolts (kV) - over long distances.