Southern California Edison   1Tehachapi RenewableTransmission Project           Presented by:Angel Alvarez, P.E., CEM, Reg...
Background                                                             2  • Growing demand for renewable                  ...
Background                                         3Where does our energy come from?                                   Sou...
Construction                                            4                            Structure                            ...
Project Team                           5    Southern      ClientCalifornia Edison   Burns &        Prime  McDonnell   Cord...
Scope of Work                                                    6            Services Provided by                  Cordob...
Segments 1 - 3                                7A series of new and updated electric transmission lines andsubstations that...
Segments 1 - 3                                                  8                    Length Voltage             Completion...
Segments 4-11                                                   9New and upgraded electric transmission lines and substati...
Segments 4-11                                                 10        LEGEND            Substation            Existing S...
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Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Background 3Where does our energy come from? Source: www.sce.com
  4. 4. Construction 4 Structure Construction Foundation Construction Images: Aspen Environmental Group
  5. 5. Project Team 5 Southern ClientCalifornia Edison Burns & Prime McDonnell Cordoba Sub Corporation Angel Alvarez, Senior Construction P.E. Manager Lead Olin Hanson Inspector
  6. 6. Scope of Work 6 Services Provided by Cordoba:  Civil Inspections  Construction Management Images: Aspen Environmental Group
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Segments 1 - 3 8 Length Voltage Completion (miles) (kV) Segment 1 26.5 500 Oct. 2009 Segment 2 21 500/220 Nov. 2009 Segment 3a 25.6 500/220 Dec. 2009 Segment 3b 9.6 220 TBD Source: Southern California Edison
  9. 9. Segments 4-11 9New and upgraded electric transmission lines and substationsbetween eastern Kern County and San Bernardino County. Images: Aspen Environmental Group
  10. 10. Segments 4-11 10 LEGEND Substation Existing Substation * Upgrade Segments 4-11 Source: Southern California Edison

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