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OnLine Transmission Line

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved NV Energy’s application to construct and operate a 500 kilovolt transmission line linking the power grids in northern and southern Nevada.  The One Nevada Transmission Line (ON Line) project will extend approximately 236 miles from the Harry Allen substation, north of Las Vegas to a substation to be constructed west of Ely, Nev. 

The power line will link transmission facilities in northern and southern Nevada, and facilitate the development of renewable energy generation in east-central Nevada.
Copies of the ROD and the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement are available for inspection at the BLM offices in Ely, Caliente, Reno, and Las Vegas, and at public libraries in Ely, Caliente, and North Las Vegas. 

ON Line had been a component of the proposed Ely Energy Center (EEC), a coal-fired power plant that was to be constructed north of Ely.  In February 2009, NV Energy announced it would postpone construction of the EEC pending development of feasible carbon capture technology, but that they would proceed with the ON Line proposal.  The BLM issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for ON Line in December 2010.

For more information, please contact:

Dan Netcher, BLM Ely District renewable energy project manager
BLM Ely District Office
HC 33 Box 33500 (702 North Industrial Way)
Ely, NV 89301
775-289-1872
dnetcher@blm.gov


Related Documents

ON Line Record Of Decision

ON Line Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

ON Line Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Federal Register Notice Of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the One Nevada Transmission Line, NV

Federal Register Notice Of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed One Nevada Transmission Line, Nevada

Ely Energy Center Draft EIS

Ely Energy Center Project Description

Ely Energy Center Scoping Report


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Last updated: 01-23-2014