Intelligence

FERC chair says EPA CO2 plan will affect infrastructure planning

FERC chair says EPA CO2 plan will affect infrastructure planning

01/27/2015

The Environmental Protection Agency Clean Power Plan will have a big impact on infrastructure planning, FERC Chairman Cheryl LaFleur told a Washington, D.C., gathering at the National Press Club on Jan. 27.

Rural Utilities Service issuing environmental review on South Dakota power line project

Rural Utilities Service issuing environmental review on South Dakota power line project

01/27/2015

The federal Rural Utilities Service is issuing an environmental assessment in connection with potential impacts related to Basin Electric Power Cooperative's proposed Big Bend to Witten transmission line project.

NPPD designates final route for 345-kV line

NPPD designates final route for 345-kV line

01/27/2015

The Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has had voluntary easements from landowners 98% to 99% of the time in locating lines, a spokesperson for the NPPD told TransmissionHub on Jan. 26.

PUCT staff, Cross Texas Transmission file joint proposed notice of approval for Salt Fork–Gray project

01/27/2015

In their Jan. 23 joint proposal, PUCT staff and Cross Texas Transmission said that the application for the Salt Fork to Gray transmission line was uncontested. 

Cal-ISO stakeholder initiative may address disclosure requirement for FERC incentives in project bid process

01/27/2015

The Cal-ISO’s Transmission Planning Process Competitive Solicitation Improvements initiative will consider new measures this year that could mitigate increases in transmission costs without adversely affecting necessary grid enhancements.

Rocky Mountain Power rate base increase to include $117m in transmission investments

01/27/2015

The overall rate increase to RMP’s retail electric customers will be 2.9%, an RMP spokesperson told TransmissionHub on Jan. 26.

National Grid files environmental management and construction plan for 115-kV project in New York

National Grid files environmental management and construction plan for 115-kV project in New York

01/27/2015

The facility has been designed to operate at a nominal system voltage of 115-kV alternating current, the company said.

Bureau of Land Management approves ROW grant for SunZia

01/26/2015

In its Jan. 23 record of decision, the BLM selected, with certain mitigation measures, the preferred route alternative described in a 2013 final environmental impact statement for the project.

Entergy Gulf States Louisiana plans $187m Lake Charles project

Entergy Gulf States Louisiana plans $187m Lake Charles project

01/26/2015

The project is one of the largest single transmission projects in Entergy's history, and includes about 25 miles of 500-kV and 230-kV lines, the company said.


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