Circuit 794 Rebuild

Circuit 794 Rebuild

Reliability Upgrades

As part of our commitment to provide safe, reliable service to all of our customers, Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) is updating our delivery system in our service areas. While we are investing in upgrades to meet the community’s growing energy demands, we are working closely with our neighbors to ensure that all improvements are performed safely and with minimal disruption to the environment and the communities we serve.


Project Scope

  • Rebuild the 19.1 mile existing pole line between Substation 216, Substation 209 and Substation 192.
  • Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) cable will be included in the new builds to provide grounding andcommunication functions.
  • Replace aged or deteriorated equipment at the substation remote ends related to Circuit 794.
  • Distribution lines to be transferred to the new poles.


Construction Timeline and Anticipated Schedule

  • Inital Fieldwork: COMPLETED

  • Construction Start: Q2 2021

  • Estimated Completion/In-Service Date: Q4 2022


Fact Sheet

To view the Circuit 794 Rebuild Fact Sheet click here.



Please contact the Circuit 794 Rebuild Project Information Line at 888-553-5411 and leave a detailed message. A representative from the project team will return your call within three business days.