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March 24, 2020

The Arizona Corporation Commission unanimously approved the Certificate of Environmental (CEC) permit. ACC News Release


February 12, 2020

The Arizona Siting Committee issued the Certificate of Environmental Compatibility (CEC) permit.  The Arizona Corporation Commission must give final approval within 60 days. CEC Permit 


December 13, 2019

Arizona Siting Committee announcement of public hearings and public comment sessions: 12/13/19 
1/22/20, 1:00pm, Phoenix Plaza Conference Facility, 2909 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
1/22/20, 6:00pm, Phoenix Plaza Conference Facility, 2909 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012 (Public Comment Session)
1/23/20, 9:00am, Phoenix Plaza Conference Facility, 2909 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
1/24/20, 9:00am, Phoenix Plaza Conference Facility, 2909 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
1/27/20, 11:00am, Siting Committee tour of proposed route (tentative)
1/27/20, 4:00pm, Riggles RV & Event Center, 240 N. Riggles Ave, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
1/27/20, 5:30pm, Riggles RV & Event Center, 240 N. Riggles Ave, Quartzsite, AZ 85346 (Public Comment Session)
1/28/20, 9:00am, Riggles RV & Event Center, 240 N. Riggles Ave, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
2/6/20, 10:00am, Phoenix Plaza Conference Facility, 2909 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
2/7/20, 9:00am, Phoenix Plaza Conference Facility, 2909 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012 


November 21, 2019

DCR Transmission received the Federal Record of Decision (ROD) from BLM for the Ten West Link transmission project.  News Release​


SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

DCR Transmission received the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) from BLM for the Ten West Link transmission project.  News Release​


SEptember 4, 2018 

DCR Transmission welcomed the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Ten West Link transmission project.  The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced the commencement of a 90-day public comment period on the DEIS and the preferred alternative route for the project. News Release


October 2, 2018

BLM Announcement of Public Meetings: 10/2/18

10/09/18, 5:00-8:00pm, Wyndham Garden Midtown Hotel, 3600 N. 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
10/10/18, 5:00-8:00pm, Quartzsite Senior Center, 40 N. Moon Mountain Ave, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
10/11/18, 5:00-8:00pm, Multipurpose Room, Blythe City Hall, 235 N. Broadway, Blythe, CA 92225


May 27, 2018

AZ Big Media reports utilities have been trading wholesale energy for decades among one another, but these markets are beginning to play a larger role as utilities adopt more renewables and see the benefits of regional collaboration. Link


February 17, 2017

La Paz County, Arizona issued a request for proposals for up to 1.5 GW of utility-scale solar projects. The projects would be built on 8,800 acres of land the County is seeking to acquire from the federal government and could connect with Ten West Link. Link


October 12, 2016

DCR Transmission, LLC filed an Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience & Necessity for Ten West Link with the California Public Utilities Commission. Link


March 23, 2016

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.  By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues on the proposed transmission line and potential plan amendment. (PDF of NOI), 

BLM announcement of public Scoping Meetings: 3/23/16 

4/12/16, 6:30pm, Ruth Fisher Elementary, 38201 W. Indian School, Tonopah, AZ 85354
4/13/16, 6:30pm, Quartzsite Senior Center, 40 S. Moon Mountain Avenue, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
4/14/16, 6:30pm, Blythe Community Center, 445 N. Broadway, Blythe, CA 92225


December 18, 2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted authorization for transmission rate incentives pursuant to section 219 of the Federal Power Act. (PDF of the Order)


October 15, 2015

Ten West Link announcement of public open houses: 10/15/15

11/09/15, 5:30-7:30pm, Centennial Community Center, 69725 Centennial Rd. Salome, AZ
11/10/15, 5:30-7:30pm, Saddle Mountain School, 38201 W Indian School Rd, Tonopah, AZ
11/11/15, 5:30-7:30pm, Quartzsite Elementary School Gym, 930 Quail Trail Street, Quartzsite, AZ
11/12/15, 5:30-7:30pm, Capital Suites, 545 E Hobsonway, Blythe, CA


July 13, 2015

CAISO announcement of project sponsor: 7/13/15