Major Projects

May 17, 2017
Upgrading Reliability in Northwest Reno
Meeting the electricity needs of customers is a never-ending balancing act. A good case in point are some recent improvements made to a couple of existing 25,000-volt lines in the northwest Reno and Stead areas....read more.


May 3, 2017
Rallying Together for Our Customers
NV Energy serves a nearly 46,000-square-mile service territory that stretches north to south from Reno to Las Vegas and Elko to Laughlin. This includes remote, hard to serve areas. Yet this doesn’t stop NV Energy’s dedicated employees from making even the seemingly impossible project possible....read more.




634 line 2016February 6, 2017
Rebuilding a Power Line and Improving Customer Reliability
NV Energy is constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain the lines and equipment. Recently company engineers focused their expertise on a legacy 60,000-volt powerline that was built in 1956. To ensure continuing service to customers and necessary environmental protections, the project required out-of-the-box thinking and a multiphase approach....read more.

 


Photo of 603 LineJanuary 5, 2017
Providing Assistance to Further Economic Development
As businesses continue to relocate to Nevada, the state’s infrastructure needs are growing. Recently, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) asked NV Energy for assistance with a necessary road expansion project from the northern Nevada TRI Center to the U.S. 50 Silver Springs corridor. One of the electric lines occupied the direct path of the planned expansion. Moving the line required our crews to secure new land easements in order to relocate 70 poles that spanned approximately 12 miles....read more.


Luning SolarDecember 27, 2016
Luning Solar Energy Center Project
Nevada continues to expand its renewable energy projects with one of the most recent additions, the Luning Solar Energy Center. The 50-megawatt solar photovoltaic project is located near Luning, Nevada...read more.