August 4, 2022 The Board of Commissioners is being asked to approve a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow construction of approximately 3,310 linear feet (LF) of overhead 120 kilowatt (kV) transmission line segment located outside of the 2020 Comprehensive Master Plan designated utility corridors to provide a connection from a new power plant in Washoe County to tie into the NV Energy's Eagle Substation for distribution to retail customers.
The property is generally located along a western portion of the north property line of Section 32, Township 21 North, Range 25 East M.D.B.M. north of Duffy Road on the north side of Interstate 80, Fernley, NV.
July 12, 2022 the Lyon County Planning Commission recommended approval to the Board of Commissioners. A full copy of the report can be found at:https://legistarweb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/attachment/pdf/1467005/PLZ-2022-154_Ormat_Nevada-_CUP_08.04.2022_BOC_Staff_Report_and_Backup.pdf