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Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project

Delivering More Solar Power For Southern California

We’re committed to California’s renewable-power goals, and the Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project near the California – Nevada border will deliver up to 1,400 mW of new renewable power, including nearly 400 mW of solar power from BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Project.

Neighboring Communities
  • San Bernardino County, California
  • Clark County, Nevada
Project Details
  • Construction of a new 220/115 kV substation in San Bernardino County, California
  • Replacing a portion of an existing 115 kV line with a 35-mile double-circuit 220 kV transmission line, which will connect to the Eldorado Substation, near Boulder City, Nevada
  • Installation of new telecommunications and distribution lines to support the project
Status

Project completed and in-service.

Project Timeline
  • March, 2012: Start of telecommunication construction
  • July, 2012: Construction of Ivanpah Substation was expected to begin
  • August, 2012: Removal of existing 115 kV transmission line; construction of 220 kV transmission line to begin
  • July 1, 2013: Project completed and in-service
Contact Information

If you have questions or comments about this project, please call our Transmission Projects Information Line at 1-866-464-2005.

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