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TWE Project news

July 25, 2022: TransWest Express Transmission Project submits application to join California ISO balancing authority
March 16, 2022: Initial transmission capacity allocation process is complete
June 7, 2021: Initial capacity allocation process begins for interregional TransWest Express Transmission Project
April 19, 2019: Wyoming Industrial Siting Council approves state permit for the TWE Project
Dec. 19, 2018 Carbon County Commission approves TWE Project conditional use permit
Nov. 2, 2018 3 open houses in 2 counties inform public about the TWE Project
Oct. 17, 2018 TransWest to host three open houses to share project information in Wyoming
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TWE Project in the news

Dec. 7, 2021 Utility Dive TransWest Express has agreed to sell capacity to PCW
June 19, 2017 Bureau of Reclamation BOR issues its Record of Decision for TWE Project
April 3, 2017 Federal Register DOE Notice of Availability of WAPA's Record of Decision
Dec. 16, 2016 Federal Register DOI Notice of Availability of BLM's Record of Decision
May 1, 2015 Federal Register DOI/DOE Notice of Availability of the Final EIS
May 1, 2015 Federal Register EPA Notice of Availability of the Final EIS
March 24, 2014 SNL Energy NREL study: TransWest Express HVDC line a better deal than Calif. renewables
March 24, 2014 NREL Study Indicates Economic Potential for Wyoming Wind Transmission to California
Feb. 8, 2014 Los Angeles Times Firm seeks to harness Wyoming’s wind energy for California
Jan. 24, 2014 Casper Star-Tribune Wyoming wind power could save California ratepayers $750M, energy lab says
July 3, 2013 Greenwire BLM advances major Wyo.-to-Nev. project
July 3, 2013 Federal Register DOI/DOE Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS
June 28, 2013 Federal Register EPA Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS
Feb. 19, 2013 Greenwire Wyo. dreams of marrying wind to Calif. Markets
Feb. 1, 2013 E&E Publishing Ventures aim to send Wyo. wind power south
Jan. 25, 2013 Wyoming Infrastructure Authority UW study confirms Wyo. wind energy complements, benefits Calif.
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"Meeting our nation's energy goals will require developing extra-high voltage transmission infrastructure that is needed to bring clean, renewable energy from areas where it is produced most efficiently to areas where most of our nation's power is consumed."

- John Wellinghoff, FERC Chairman, 2009