Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission, California (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
BLM utility corridor; Open Space; Energy

Document Description
Note: Joint Lead Agency California Public Utilities Commission/Bureau of Land Management The EITP would upgrade approximately 35 miles of existing single-circuit 115-kV sub-transmission line to double-circuit 230-kV transmission line between the Ivanpah Dry Lake area and the existing Eldorado Substation, construct a new substation (Ivanpah Substation), install upgrades within the existing Eldorado Substation, and install a redundant telecommunications path between the Ivanpah and Eldorado substations. The redundant telecommunications path would be strung along the existing 500-kV Eldorado-Lugo transmission line for approximately 25 miles before it would be installed in a new underground duct for approximately 5 miles along the northern edge of Nipton Road to a new microwave tower outside Nipton, California. The EITP would be located in Clark County, Nevada and San Bernardino County, California near Primm, Nevada.

Contact Information
Monisha Gangopadhyay
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

Phone : (415) 703-5595


San Bernardino
Total Acres
35 miles
State Highways
I-15; Hwy 95
Proposed SNSA
Ivanpah Dry Lake/Roach Dry Lake
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Nipton, CA Primm, NV

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (electric utility)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: CPCN/ROW
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 California State Lands Commission

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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