TRC to support Xcel Energy transmission interconnect

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Lowell, Ma., November 10, 2010 — TRC Companies, Inc. won a $1.5 million contract to provide environmental siting and licensing assistance for a 345 kV transmission line project in the Texas Panhandle planned by Xcel Energy.

The line is to run from north of Abernathy in west Texas to just east of the Texas/Oklahoma state line. The project is part of a larger program to improve transmission reliability within the Southwest Power Pool.

For over 20 years, TRC has provided environmental services to Xcel Energy in support of power generation, transmission and distribution, and line re-conductoring and restringing projects.

Under this newest contract, TRC will assist with routing studies, coordinate public and agency involvement, perform technical field studies, and help Xcel Energy file for the certificate of convenience and necessity with the Texas Public Utility Commission.

TRC is a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world.

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  • The Clarion Energy Content Team is made up of editors from various publications, including POWERGRID International, Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World, Hydro Review, Smart Energy International, and Power Engineering International. Contact the content lead for this publication at Jennifer.Runyon@ClarionEvents.com.

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