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The proposed joint project builds on Tri-State's previously proposed San Luis Valley Electric System Improvement Project. Since the project was launched in 2007, an e-mail newsletter has been keeping the public informed.

4/16/12View details
- Tri-State to hold Alamosa public meeting April 25

12/13/11View details
- Tri-State G&T is committed to Southern Colorado

7/1/11View details
- New routing maps available - RUS to hold scoping meetings - Tri-State and Xcel Energy participate in TLC meetings

3/28/11View details
-Southern Colorado Transmission Needed for Clean, Reliable Electricity

2/15/11View details
-Southern Colorado transmission project receives PUC approval without 700 MW condition

1/25/11View details
-Denver Post editorial on project - Responses to Northern Alternatives - Utilities plan to speak at April community meetings - Tri-State and Xcel address Denver Post editorial

12/3/10View details
-Southern Colorado transmission project received initial PUC approval

8/19/10View details
-Where are we today - Infrastructure improvements are critical - What are the alternatives to the project

2/24/10View details
-PUC hearings conclude; decision on CPCN expected this spring - Route refinement workshops TBA

12/17/09View details
-Understanding the governmental processes - Letter to Southern Colorado residents

11/4/09View details
-RUS to prepare Environmental Impact Statement - Public scoping comments result in route refinements

10/7/09View details
-Your comments are still appreciated - Environmental process udpate - Bureau of Reclamation supports project

9/14/09View details
-We need your input - Regional hospital supports project - Pueblo Chieftain weighs in

8/27/09View details
-Meetings highlight process - Project Web site provides updates

8/12/09View details
-New project Web site - Public scoping meeting dates - Your input is needed

7/29/09View details
- USDA RUS sets public scoping meetings - Opportunity for comments

5/20/09View details
- Tri-State and Xcel file application with Colo. PUC

1/27/09View details
- Support for project builds - Proposed corridors updated

10/28/08View details
- Open houses detail siting process - Tri-State and Xcel Energy announce collaboration on other southern Colorado projects

10/03/08View details
- Open house dates set to provide details about project - Web site features tools and resources

6-27-08View details
- Xcel Energy interested in partnering in Tri-State's San Luis Valley transmission project -Action 22 passes resolution in support of Tri-State's transmission project -Need for project heard on Valley's radio waves

4-21-08 View details
- New transmission line to boost power reliability to San Luis Valley -Tri-State to submit paperwork to RUS for funding - Valley RC&D Council sends letter of support

In the News

Power line generates public comments
Valley Courier
April 27, 2012


SLV power line headed back to drawing board
Pueblo Chieftain
April 27, 2012


Support for San Luis Valley line isn't powering down
Denver Post
November 2, 2011


Xcel is out, but transmission line is not
Valley Courier
November 2, 2011


Xcel likely to drop SLV solar, transmission line proposal
Pueblo Chieftain
November 1, 2011


San Luis Valley Power
Pueblo Chieftain
September 14, 2011


Colorado PUC reaffirms approval of San Luis Valley power line sought by Xcel, Tri-State
Denver Business Journal
September 2, 2011




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