NOVI, Mich., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) will join its parent company Fortis Inc. and other Fortis subsidiaries to donate approximately $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of residents and communities afflicted by Hurricane Harvey.
Fortis Inc. will contribute $50,000 while ITC and its employees will contribute $25,000 to the donation. Fortis subsidiaries UNS Energy Corporation, parent company to Tucson Electric Power, which serves nearly 420,000 customers in Southern Arizona, and Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, which serves approximately 380,000 customers in eight New York counties, also will make contributions.
"Tragedies like this touch all of us and rally our spirits in support of those directly impacted and the difficult recovery they face," said Linda Apsey, ITC's president and CEO. "Combined with the generosity shown by so many others, our hope is that this donation will assist the Red Cross in providing a measure of comfort and hope to victims of this disaster."
About ITC Holdings Corp.
ITC is the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems and lower the overall cost of delivered energy. Through its regulated operating subsidiaries ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission infrastructure in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, and in development in Wisconsin. These systems serve a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along approximately 15,800 circuit miles of transmission line, supported by 660 employees and nearly 1,000 contractors across our expanding footprint. ITC's grid development focus includes growth through regulated infrastructure investment as well as domestic and international expansion through merchant and other commercial development opportunities. For further information visit www.itc-holdings.com. ITC is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry. For further information visit www.fortisinc.com.
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