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CPUC judge tentatively rules against SCE's Alberhill substation and power lines in Lake Elsinore


Last updated 5/9/2018 at 12:39am

LAKE ELSINORE – In a stunning setback for Southern California Edison’s efforts to place hundreds of new power poles in Lake Elsinore, Judge Hallie Yacknin at the California Public Utilities Commission has determined that 10 miles of new power lines within the city and a large substation with a dual row of 500 kilovolts transmission towers proposed just north of the city are not needed to assure reliable power in the Elsinore Valley.

The project, known as the Alberhill Substation Project, was slated to cost $464 million with those costs being passed onto ratepayers. The CPUC released Adm...

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