Transmission Agency of Northern California moves on transmission project

Sacramento, CA, Oct. 30, 2008 — The Transmission Agency of Northern California (TANC) announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Western Area Power Administration (Western) as its federal partner to build a planned 600 miles of high-voltage transmission facilities to provide infrastructure for in-state renewable energy in Northern California. The TANC Transmission Program (TTP) is intended to increase California’s electric system reliability and provide increased access to local renewable energy resources through a system of 500kV and 230kV transmission lines and substations.

TTP is scheduled for environmental studies, permitting, and public outreach in 2009-2011, construction in 2012-2013, and service beginning as early as 2013. TANC is currently leading sub-regional transmission planning studies in compliance with federal regulations associated with transmission development.

Want to stay Current? Listen to Currents: The Energy News Podcast brought to you by Utility Automation & Engineering T&D and Electric Light & Power online. For a list of all available episodes, click here and start listening today. And for more news and exclusive features from Utility Automation & Engineering T&D and Electric Light & Power online, please click here.

Previous articleNew episode of Currents — The Aging Workforce
Next articleMadison Gas and Electric campaign surpasses industry average for e-bill adoption

No posts to display