Presentation on theme: "1 WECC Regional Planning Study British Columbia – Northern California Presentation to PCC Jim Filippi, PG&E 10/26/2006."— Presentation transcript:
1 WECC Regional Planning Study British Columbia – Northern California Presentation to PCC Jim Filippi, PG&E 10/26/2006
2 Objective of the Regional Planning Analysis Evaluate transmission alternatives to connect the Northern California area with the Northwest, British Columbia and Alberta Determine the benefits and costs of such alternatives Seek stakeholder input on the analysis and scope of the project alternatives.
3 Potential Project Alternatives HVDC lines via overhead or undersea routes 500 kV or 765 kV AC transmission lines
5 Recent/Upcoming Tasks PG&E sent notification of the proposed project to PCC and TSS on August 16, 2006 So far 52 participants have shown interest in the project Additional project participants are welcome PG&E is in the process of preparing a study plan for submittal to the regional planning group Project kick off meeting is being planned for December 2006 Web Link for the project