ITC Great Plains
As president of ITC Great Plains, Carl Huslig leads all ITC Holdings Corp. activities in Kansas, Oklahoma and throughout the Southwest Power Pool region with responsibility for developing electricity transmission infrastructure projects and improvements to meet the regionís future energy needs. With nearly 20 years of experience in the utility industry, Huslig is a recognized expert in high-voltage electric transmission and system reliability, with a particular focus on transmission for the renewable energy industry. He is a frequent speaker and expert panelist at industry conferences.
A Kansas native, Huslig worked closely with the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority and the Kansas Corporation Commission to conceive and develop the 215-mile Spearville-to-Knoll-to-Axtell high-voltage transmission project (also known as the KETA project) to support wind energy development in Western Kansas. He also is responsible for the Hugo-to-Valliant transmission line project in southeastern Oklahoma and is spearheading the regulatory approval and development of the Kansas V-Plan, a super-high-voltage transmission line designed to deliver energy from renewable resources in western Kansas and northern Oklahoma to points east.
Prior to joining ITC, Huslig held positions of increasing responsibility in the transmission sector of the energy industry. He served as vice president of transmission at Aquila, Inc., where he was responsible for transmission planning, system operations, capital and maintenance budgets, and regulatory and legislative affairs.
Huslig is a 1991 graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.