Transmission Lines are the system of structures, wires, insulators and associated hardware that carry electric energy from one point to another in an electric power system. 0000002154 00000 n U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management: June 2020: 7/10/2020-D F G S U: Gulf of Mexico District Boundaries: Bureau of Safety and Engineering (BSEE) Gulf of Mexico Region (GOMR) offshore inspection district boundaries. var iHTML = $('#printPDFButton').html(); New Mexico has a state-administered siting act for high-voltage transmission lines. Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects. Existing land use plans for other developments near the project area, Noise emissions level and communication facility interference, Scenic, religious, cultural and historic sites, Additional factors that require consideration under applicable federal and state laws pertaining to the location. color: #007680; A public utility or any other person must apply to the NMPRC for a Location Permit for a new transmission line of 230kV or more prior to construction that is associated with a power plant of 300 MW or more, irrespective of whether the transmission line originates or ends within New Mexico.N.M.S. After the public hearing, the commission can issue their decision on the ROW width. }); Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. 0000001386 00000 n The map below is a segment of a detailed New Mexico statewide map of electricity transmission facilities, entitled “New Mexico Major Transmission Systems 2005.” View the statewide transmission map … var href = $(this).attr('href'); N.M.S. The New Mexico Transmission Subcommittee of the SWAT was formed to study the New Mexico and Southwest Texas region. color: #777; natural and cultural resources. $(this).addClass('active'); } Satisfying the renewable energy requirements of western states requires access to, and economic transmission of, renewable resources; a major challenge facing renewable energy development is insufficient transmission access. A public utility is defined as is any person or entity not engaged solely in interstate business that owns, operates or leases a facility furnishing electricity to the public.N.M.S. trailer *)'); 110 16 The NMPRC may extend their decision by 10 months to determine if the location of the proposed transmission line will impair environmental values.N.M.S. 0000001895 00000 n if(location.pathname == "/wiki/RAPID"){ } Public utilities may need a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the. Hunt Power develops and invests in entrepreneurial electric and gas opportunities, and is part of a larger privately-owned group of companies managed by A “public utility” is defined, in part, as “every person not engaged solely in interstate business, and…that may own, operate, lease or control…any plant, property or facility for the…transmission …of electricity.