Transmission line expansion called ‘game changer’ for clean energy in Nevada

By Sean Whaley |January 12, 2016

CARSON CITY — A transmission line that is expected to significantly increase Nevada’s ability to export clean energy will soon be under construction in Clark County.

The One Nevada Transmission Line, which recently connected the state’s northern and southern power grids, is being expanded between the Harry Allen generating station in Clark County to the Eldorado substation south of Boulder City. The Harry Allen station is located near Interstate 15 and U.S. Highway 93 northeast of Las Vegas. The distance is about 65 miles.

The California Independent System Operator recently announced the selection of LS Power and NV Energy to jointly construct the expansion of the transmission line.

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