Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project

6 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009071091
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received

Document Description
NOTE: Notice of Availability 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

(415) 703-5595

Location

Counties
San Bernardino
Zip
92364
Total Acres
35 miles
State Highways
I-15; Hwy 95
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Proposed SNSA
Schools
No
Waterways
Ivanpah Dry Lake/Roach Dry Lake
Township
multi
Range
multi
Section
multi
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Nipton, CA Primm, NV

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Other (electric utility)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: CPCN/ROW
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: GHG
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