Xcel Energy - Colorado's Power Pathway Project

Project Information: (updated April 2023)

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Xcel Energy Colorado's Power Pathway Project

Project Website: www.coloradospowerpathway.com.

Project Description:

Colorado’s Power Pathway is a $1.7 billion investment proposed by Xcel Energy that will boost the economy, increase the reliability of the electric grid and help ensure availability of power during severe weather. While routes for the transmission lines have yet to be determined, it is estimated the system will span more than a dozen counties, including Morgan County.


  • About 650 miles of new double-circuit transmission lines
  • First segments in-service by 2025, with other segments complete in 2026 and 2027
  • Includes four new and four expanded substations


Project Information Sheet: View the project information sheet in English and in Spanish.


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