Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, California Utilities Form Partnership
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Seven utilities have announced formation of a partnership to advance the Frontier Line, an electric-power transmission grid that would serve Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and California.
April 18, 2006
However, the plans announced Monday could run afoul of California's goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions.
The Western Regional Transmission Expansion Partnership is conducting a feasibility study future electric energy demand, resources and how to pay for it.
The utility partners are Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, Sierra Pacific Power, Nevada Power, Rocky Mountain Power and Utah Power. The latter two are divisions of PacifiCorp, which MidAmerican Energy Holdings recently acquired.
Govs. Jon Huntsman of Utah, Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming, Kenny Guinn of Nevada and... [continue via Web link]