STATE OF CALIFORNIA
to the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Los Banos-Gates
500 kV Transmission Project Web site.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) submitted Application
Number 01-04-012 on April 13, 2001. The
application requests authority to do the following:
approximately 84 miles of 500 kV overhead transmission line between the
Los Banos and Gates Substations.
the existing Los Banos-Midway No. 2500 kV transmission line into Gates
the Los Banos and Gates Substations to accommodate the new transmission
line and realignment.
portions of the Gates-Arco-Midway 230 kV transmission line.
Project would be located in the western portion of the San Joaquin Valley.
The Los Banos Substation, the northern terminus, is approximately
10 miles west of the City of Los Banos, near San Luis Reservoir in western
Merced County. The Gates
Substation, the southern terminus of the new 84-mile transmission line, is
approximately 5 miles southwest of Huron, in southern Fresno County.
Upgrades to the existing Gates-Arco-Midway 230 kV transmission line are
within Kings and Kern Counties.
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