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For more than 130 years, Duquesne Light Company has remained committed to providing safe, reliable electric service to customers across Allegheny and Beaver counties. We are committed to investing in infrastructure and technology that enable us to meet the increasing demand for energy in the region.  A major part of that commitment is ensuring that our electrical infrastructure -- the wires, transformers, substations, poles and other equipment that make up the company's transmission and distribution system -- delivers power safely and reliably to your home or business.

As a result, from time to time we must repair and enhance our system. While our infrastructure has served customers well for decades, various components are nearing the end of their useful operating lives. We proactively replace that equipment in order to maintain the levels of service and reliability that you've come to expect from Duquesne Light, and to ensure that the region will be able to meet future energy demands.

 You can link below to a variety of information on specific infrastructure improvement projects taking place across our service territory.

CURRENT RELIABILITY PROJECTS:

NEIGHBORHOOD UNDERGROUND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT (URD) PLAN DISTRIBUTION PROJECTS

Clovercrest Plan (West Mifflin)                                 
The Clovercrest Plan is a mature Underground Residential Distribution Plan (URD) located in West Mifflin Borough. The streets affected by this rehabilitation project are Gina Drive, Dana Drive, Timothy Drive, Houston Drive and Lisa Drive. This plan will be upgraded by installing new underground cables in existing duct and replacing submersible equipment with new pad mounted devices.

NOTE:  Duquesne Light will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, March 26, at 7:00 PM at the West Mifflin Borough Municipal Building, located at 1020 Lebanon Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122.  Please attend to learn our plans and how they will affect your neighborhood.

Work is scheduled to start in your neighborhood the week of April 1, 2019; however, no outages are planned at this time.
Please call our hotline number or check this website during the week of April 1st for further updates.

HOTLINE:  412-393-6812 

Holly Hill Plan (New Sewickley)                                 
The Holly Hill Plan is a mature Underground Residential Distribution Plan (URD) located in New Sewickley Township. The streets affected by this rehabilitation project are Lexington Drive, Holly Hill Drive and Concord Drive. This plan will be upgraded by installing new underground cables in existing duct and replacing submersible equipment with new pad mounted devices.

NOTE:  Crews will be in your neighborhood the week of March 18 and 25; however, no outages are planned until the first week of April.

Please call our hotline number or check this website during the week of April 1 for further updates.

HOTLINE:  412-393-6811 

Mews of Town North Plan (Ross)                                 
The Mews of Town North Plan is a mature Underground Residential Distribution Plan (URD) located in Ross Township. The streets affected by this rehabilitation project are Maple Court, Beech Court, Pin Oak Court, Dogwood Court, Cherry Court, Locust Court, Linden Court, Willow Court, Birch Court, Hemlock Court, Pine Court, Hawthorn Court and Elm Court. This plan will be upgraded by installing new underground cables in existing duct and replacing submersible equipment with new pad mounted devices.

NOTE:  Duquesne Light will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday, March 27, at 7:00pm, at the Clubhouse located off Mews Lane.  Please attend to learn about our plans and how they will affect your neighborhood.

Work is scheduled to begin the week of April 1, 2019; however, no outages are planned at this time.  Please call our hotline number or check this website during the week of April 1 for further updates.

HOTLINE:  412-393-6814 

Sewickley Heights Estates (Bell Acres)                                 
The Sewickley Heights Estates Plan is a mature Underground Residential Distribution Plan (URD) located in Bell Acres Borough. The streets affected by this rehabilitation project are Witherow Road/Drive, Dilworth Road, Grouse Lane, Fox Hill Road and Woodcock Drive. This plan will be upgraded by installing new underground cables in existing duct and replacing submersible equipment with new pad mounted devices.

NOTE:  Crews will be in your neighborhood the week of March 18; however, no outages are planned at this time.

Please call our hotline number or check this website during the week of March 18 for further updates.

HOTLINE:  412-393-6810 

TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION PROJECTS

Southeast Capacity Project

Duquesne Light is planning to expand its transmission system capacity in the Southeast area of its service territory due to the unexpected shift in electric generation power flow as a result of the planned retirement of several nearby power generation stations.

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Universal-Plum Reliability Project

Duquesne Light Company is planning to build a new 138 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line from Universal Substation to Plum Substation.

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Brunot Island-Crescent Transmission Reliability Project
Duquesne Light is planning to replace the 138 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line from substation in Crescent Township, PA, to the substation located on Brunot Island on the Ohio River.
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West Deer Transmission Reliability Project

Duquesne Light is planning to expand the network of 138-kilovolt transmission lines providing power to customers in West Deer and Indiana townships.

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We Power The Moments You Call Life.

One More Reason We’re Larger Than Light.