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, LS Power has developed, constructed, managed, or acquired more than 46,000 MW of power generation, including utility-scale solar, wind, hydro, natural gas-fired, and battery energy storage projects, of which ~17,000 MW are currently operating. LS Power’s Energy Transition Platforms include CPower Energy Management, Endurant Energy, EVgo, Rise Light & Power, and REV Renewables, as well as Waste-to-Energy initiatives. In addition, LS Power developed and operates over 680 miles of high-voltage transmission, with an additional 100+ miles and multiple substations under construction. Across these efforts, LS Power has raised $50 billion in debt and equity financing to support North American infrastructure. Through 2021, assets under LS Power control avoided 80.67 million metric tons of CO2e, equivalent to nearly 187 million barrels of oil not consumed or over 17.5 million cars taken off the road for one year. For more information, please visit www.LSPower.com.