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2014-05-19 12:23:32

AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT) has filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) to construct a proposed single-circuit 138-kV transmission line in Nueces County from ETT's Barney Davis substation to AEP Texas Central Company's (TCC) Naval Base substation. ETT is a joint venture between subsidiaries of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and Berkshire Hathaway Energy. The project is necessary to...

2014-03-31 12:23:41

AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) on March 27 unanimously approved an application by Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT) and Sharyland Utilities, L.P. (Sharyland) to build a 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from a substation northwest of the city of Edinburg to a substation located east of the city of Brownsville. The cost of the project is estimated to total $309 million and is expected to be completed during the...

2014-01-24 12:21:31

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy and Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (collectively, the "Companies"), announced today that each has completed tender offers for certain series of notes as further described below. The tender offers were commenced on December 19, 2013, following the closing of the merger of Silver Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy...

2014-01-17 12:22:56

CALGARY, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has announced the five companies who will compete for the opportunity to build, finance, own and operate a major component of Alberta's transmission infrastructure from the Wabamun area to the Fort McMurray area under the newly created Competitive Process. The AESO received submissions from companies around the world, including Asia, Europe, South America and North America. Independent experts...


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