Southern California Edison 1Tehachapi RenewableTransmission Project Presented by:Angel Alvarez, P.E., CEM, Registered Green Building Engineer Cordoba Corporation Los Angeles Headquarters 1401 North Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012
Background 2 • Growing demand for renewable The Need for TRTP: energy in California • Integrate levels of new wind generation of 700 MW and up to 2020 Renewable approx. 4,500 MW in the Portfolio Standard Tehachapi Wind Resource Area 33% Renewable • Improve reliability of power grid Non-Renewable in support of projected growth in the Antelope Valley Source: California Public Utilities Commission• No ownership interest in any of the proposed wind farms • Required to construct extensions of transmission system to proposed wind farms so wind power can be delivered to the state’s energy grid.
Background 3Where does our energy come from? Source: www.sce.com
Construction 4 Structure Construction Foundation Construction Images: Aspen Environmental Group
Project Team 5 Southern ClientCalifornia Edison Burns & Prime McDonnell Cordoba Sub Corporation Angel Alvarez, Senior Construction P.E. Manager Lead Olin Hanson Inspector
Scope of Work 6 Services Provided by Cordoba: Civil Inspections Construction Management Images: Aspen Environmental Group
Segments 1 - 3 7A series of new and updated electric transmission lines andsubstations that deliver electricity from new wind farms in theTehachapi area to SCE customers and the California transmissiongrid.