Mead substation

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The Mead substation is a major electric power interconnection point in the western United States. The station in the El Dorado Valley is owned and operated by the Western Area Power Administration.[1]

Interconnects[edit]

Power plants[edit]

  • 230kV Hoover No. 5, 5-mile (8.0 km)[3][11]
  • 230kV Hoover No. 6, 5-mile (8.0 km)[12]
  • 230kV Hoover No. 7, 5-mile (8.0 km)[3]
  • 230kV Hoover No. 8, 5-mile (8.0 km)[12]

Heliport[edit]

The station includes a heliport located at 35°55′48″N 114°50′11″W / 35.92998°N 114.83637°W / 35.92998; -114.83637.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "NEWS FROM WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION". Western Area Power Administration (Press release). 2006-12-13. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BEFORE THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION". 2008-06-17. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  3. ^ a b c "Energy Citations Database". U.S. Department of Energy. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  4. ^ "Federal Register /Vol. 68, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2003 /Notices". May 16, 2003. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  5. ^ a b "Major Projects". Power-Tech Engineers Inc. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  6. ^ "Path 46 (West-of-River) Phase I Upgrades Path Rating Study Status Update". California ISO. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  7. ^ "PACIFIC NORTHWEST-PACIFIC SOUTHWEST INTERTIE PROJECT". Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  8. ^ "HARRY ALLEN – MEAD 500 kV TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT". Sargent & Lundy. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  9. ^ "Nevada Power energizes Las Vegas-area power line". Reuters. 2007-03-07. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  10. ^ a b "CITY OF ANAHEIM APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATING TRANSMISSION OWNER STATUS". 2002-07-31. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  11. ^ "2004 SUMMER ASSESSMENT". North American Electric Reliability Council. May 2004. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  12. ^ a b "Hoover Mead – Mead #6 and #8 230kV Transmission Line, NV". Wilson Construction Company. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 

Coordinates: 35°55′39″N 114°50′9″W / 35.92750°N 114.83583°W / 35.92750; -114.83583