BOLD® is constantly active raising awareness of the technology with new projects breaking ground.


BOLD® technology is now at work on real world transmission lines. AEP’s Robison Park-Sorenson line was energized in November 2016 near Ft. Wayne, Indiana, using a hybrid double-circuit 345-kV/138-kV BOLD® line. A second line will be energized in summer 2017 and several others are in planning.

Jug Street – Corridor Rebuild

New Albany, Ohio

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AEP Robison Park — Sorenson Rebuild

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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AEP Reynolds – Meadow Lake Rebuild

Lafayette, Indiana

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BOLD® is innovative and attractive, and you don’t have to just take our word for that. A number of industry associations found BOLD® to have both a winning design and technology.


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Korean researchers visit BOLD site

Staff from Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), South Korea’s largest electric power company, visited Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 7 for a close-up look at BOLD®-related technology.

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Second BOLD line enters service in Indiana

On July 19, AEP energized the Reynolds–Meadow Lake 345-kV transmission line in northwest Indiana. The line is the second built using AEP’s BOLD®, Breakthrough Overhead Line Design technology and the first using a lattice structure design to support the compact line configuration.

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Press & Media

Interest in BOLD has driven ongoing presentations and media highlights