APS Bagdad Interconnection Project

Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (AEPCO) is proposing to build a new 1-mile long 115 kV transmission line near Bagdad, Arizona.  The new line will connect AEPCO’s existing Bagdad Substation to an Arizona Public Service’s (APS) existing 115 kV transmission line.  This connection will provide mutual backup for APS electrical loads in the town of Bagdad, and Mohave Electric Cooperative’s Inc. (MEC) electrical loads west of Bagdad. All work will occur on property owned by Freeport-McMoRan Inc.  The new line will require a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility from the Arizona Power Plant and Transmission Line Siting Committee.

San Manuel Interconnect Project

Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (AEPCO) is proposing to build a new double circuit 115 kV transmission line to support existing and future local electric needs in Pinal County, AZ. The new transmission line will begin at AEPCO’s existing Apache to Hayden 115 kV transmission line and proceed approximately 4.5 miles west to the existing APS San Manual Substation. The new line will follow an Arizona Corporation Commission approved route.

Valencia – CAP 115kv Line

Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (AEPCO) is proposing to build a new 115 kV transmission line that will provide critical backup power to Central Arizona Project’s (CAP) system which is responsible for powering the pumps that deliver water to southern Arizona.

The new transmission line will begin at AEPCO’s Valencia Substation which is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Valencia and Vahalla roads. It will then procced east somewhere within a 700 foot Arizona Corporation Commission approved corridor along West Valencia road for approximately 2.7 miles, and then interconnect with CAP’s existing 115 kV line.