Xcel Energy has completed an energy system upgrade northeast of Dumas to better serve the community.
An announcement from Xcel The new Demon Substation is a system upgrade that will improve reliability and add capacity in a community with a proven track record of adding jobs and supporting business development,
The Demon Substation was built at a cost of about $12 million by substation construction crews. Xcel Energy transmission construction crews also built a three-mile transmission tap line to connect the new substation to the transmission network, and crews from the Dumas Line Construction and Maintenance group constructed new distribution feeder lines to connect nearby neighborhoods to the Demon Substation.
A companion project, Ashby Substation, is planned for Dalhart with an in-service date of Dec. 15 and is also being constructed by Xcel Energy crews.