ITC Celebrates Start Of Thumb Loop High Voltage LineThe Thumb Loop project consists of about 140 miles of double-circuit 345,000 volt (345 kV) transmission lines and four new substations. It will serve as the “backbone” of a system designed to meet the identified maximum wind energy potential of the Thumb region and will be capable of supporting a maximum capacity of about 5,000 MW.
ITC Selects Michigan Firm For First Phase Of Thumb Loop Transmission LineNovi-based ITCTransmission, a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation's largest independent electricity transmission company, Friday announced it has selected Iron Mountain-based M.J. Electric LLC, a Quanta Services company (NYSE: PWR), to build the first segment of the Thumb Loop high-voltage transmission line.

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