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System Upgrades Could Help Solve Transmission Problems in the West

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California to Study Additional Renewable Energy Resources on GridLiance System in Southwest Nevada

Silverado Renewables Connection Would Help California and Nevada Meet Climate Change Goals, Create Jobs, and Boost Economy March 15, 2021—As part of its Integrated Resource Plan, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has identified more than 2,000 megawatts of new, low-cost renewable energy generation in southwest Nevada that would help the state of California achieve its […]

GridLiance West Completes Transmission Line Rebuild in Eldorado Valley

January 11, 2021—GridLiance West, a subsidiary of GridLiance, recently finished rebuilding a 15-mile transmission line in Eldorado Valley in Nevada to help enhance service reliability for California Independent System Operator (CAISO) customers and increase energy exports from Nevada into California. The 230-kilvolt transmission line rebuilt was built to lower grid congestion between the Sloan Canyon […]

GridLiance Is Joined by California and Nevada Officials to Celebrate the Commissioning of the Sloan Canyon Switching Station

230-kV Switching Station and Transmission Upgrades Enable Significant Expansion of Renewable Energy Growth in Southwest Nevada November 19, 2019—The GridLiance 230-kV Sloan Canyon Switching Station, located approximately 40-miles outside of Las Vegas in Boulder City, Nevada was officially commissioned today. California and Nevada state, federal land agency, and local officials, renewable energy developers, and executives […]

GridLiance and Valley Electric Association Announce Sloan Canyon Transmission Line Project Gets Underway

Project to Improve Grid Reliability and Open Southwest Nevada to Renewable Energy Developers September 17, 2018 – GridLiance, an independent transmission company, and Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) today announced they have begun work on adding 72-miles of optical ground wire between Pahrump and Boulder City, Nevada. The line work is part of GridLiance’s nearly $40 million, […]

Valley Electric Association to Sell its Transmission System to GridLiance

The VEA Board of Directors has approved the sale of VEA’s 230 kV High Voltage Transmission System to GridLiance September 15, 2016—Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) and GridLiance Holdco, L.P. (GridLiance) – which is backed by Blackstone Energy Partners, an affiliate of Blackstone (NYSE:BX) – announce that the VEA Board of Directors has approved the […]