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CPUC votes on proposed SCE transmission projects, declines to approve Alberhill project


Last updated 8/30/2018 at 5:22pm

LAKE ELSINORE – After more than three months of delays, the California Public Utilities Commission decided not to approve Southern California Edison’s request to place hundreds of new power poles in Lake Elsinore.

The CPUC determined that SCE fell short in its attempt to prove that 10 miles of new power lines within the city and a large substation with a dual row of 500 kilovolt transmission towers just north of the city will be necessary to assure reliable power in the Elsinore Valley.

The project, known as the Alberhill Substation Project, was slated to cost over $464 million with t...

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