Section 402 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which amends Section 301 of the Hoover Power Plant Act of 1984, authorizes Western to borrow up to $3.25 billion from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to develop new or upgraded electric power transmission lines and related facilities, with at least one terminus (geographical point) within Western’s service territory, that facilitate the delivery to market of power generated by renewable energy resources.
TIP leverages Western’s transmission development expertise to help successful Project Applicants qualify projects to use Western’s Borrowing Authority.
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The Federal Register Notice announces the revised Transmission Infrastructure Program and request for project proposals and provides additional details.