PG&E Wins Right to Develop Two New Transmission Substations
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 12, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) is pleased to have been selected by the California Independent System Operator Corporation (CAISO) to build, own and operate two new electric substations in California’s Central Valley and South Bay.
The new high voltage substation at Wheeler Ridge Junction will help improve electric service reliability in Bakersfield, especially in the hot summer months when demand for power is higher. The new Spring substation will help improve service reliability and provide additional grid resiliency for customers in the Morgan Hill area. The projects will be operational in 2020 and 2021, respectively.