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Arizona-based utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP), a subsidiary of UNS Energy Corp., is beginning construction of a new 138 kV transmission line.

According to UNS, the $4.5 million project will help strengthen electrical system reliability by linking the DeMoss-Petrie substation to the Tucson substation.

Construction of the transmission line is expected to be complete this summer, UNS notes.


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