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and resiliency of the electric grid


GridLiance West is a transmission-only utility that owns, builds, and operates transmission facilities in the California Independent System Operator Corporation (CAISO) region. The utility is a subsidiary of GridLiance.

GridLiance West owns and operates 167 miles of 230 kV transmission lines and related substation infrastructure that runs through rural southern Nevada, from the Desert View Substation north of Las Vegas to the Pahrump Valley near the California border and south to the Mead Substation just outside of Boulder City. The high-voltage transmission system is incorporated into the CAISO-controlled grid, and GridLiance West is a non-load-serving participating transmission owner in CAISO.

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