Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Senator Harry Reid Celebrate The One Nevada Transmission Line

Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Senator Harry Reid Celebrate The One Nevada Transmission Line

Great Basin Transmission, LLC (an affiliate of LS Power) and NV Energy participated in a celebration of the One Nevada Transmission Line (ON Line) with Jonathan Silver, Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and U.S. Senator Harry Reid. Details of the event are provided in the statements made by each of the participants on their websites.

Department of Energy:
“Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee for New Transmission Project to Deliver Renewable Energy to Southwest”

Department of the Interior:
“Salazar Celebrates Groundbreaking of Major Nevada Transmission Line”

Senator Reid:
“Reid Breaks Ground For “On Line” North-South Transmission Line”

In August 2010, Great Basin and NV Energy announced the completion of an agreement to jointly own and construct ON Line. That agreement has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada and is under review by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

About Great Basin Transmission
Great Basin is a single-purpose company formed to develop, finance, construct, own, and operate the Southwest Intertie Project. Great Basin is wholly owned by LS Power, a power generation and transmission group. For more information, visit www.LSPower.com.

Media Contact:
LS Power
Paula Yakubik

About LS Power:

LS Power is a development, investment and operating company focused on the North American power and energy infrastructure sector. Since its inception in 1990, in addition to its development of more than 660 miles of high voltage transmission, LS Power has developed, constructed, managed or acquired in total more than 45,000 MW of power generation, including utility-scale solar, wind, hydro, natural gas-fired and battery energy storage projects. LS Power actively invests in distributed energy resource platforms, such as CPower Energy Management, Endurant Energy and EVgo, as well as Waste-to-Renewable Generation and Fuel initiatives. Additionally, LS Power invests in renewables and energy storage through REV Renewables. Across its efforts, LS Power has raised in excess of $48 billion in debt and equity financing to support North American infrastructure. For more information, please visit www.LSPower.com.