DesertLink, LLC, an LS Power company, was selected by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) as the Approved Project Sponsor to finance, construct, own, operate and maintain the Harry Allen to Eldorado 500 kilovolt (kV) Transmission Project (HAE Project) in Clark County, Nevada.
The HAE Project will provide a new link between the CAISO grid and NV Energy’s transmission system. CAISO will control the operation and capacity of the HAE Project for the benefit of consumers in the CAISO region.
The HAE Project will traverse approximately 60 miles along the eastern side of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, substantially on federal lands managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. Construction is planned to being in Q3 2018, with a planned in-service date during Q2 2020.