proposing $6.1 billion in transmission projects, mainly to help deliver offshore wind to customers

Transmission projects to access clean energy resources total about $4.6 billion and are all in Pacific Gas & Electric’s service territory. Reliability-driven projects total about $1.5 billion.

CAISO said the draft plan will provide access to more than 38 GW of new solar, including in Nevada and Arizona, as well as 21 GW of geothermal capacity, mainly in the Imperial Valley and southern Nevada.

plan would also allow more than 5.6 GW of wind imports from Idaho, Wyoming and New Mexico and more than 4.7 GW of offshore wind off the state’s northern coast.



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