Press Kit

The documents available on this page are meant to provide background on the Southern Colorado Transmission Improvements. The fact sheets were made available to attendees at the public scoping meetings held Aug. 17-20, 2009.

General project inquiries can be submitted by e-mail at:

To contact a project spokesperson, please visit our Media Contact page.


Project Overview
Learn about the purpose, need and benefits for the proposed project.

Refined routes
View the potential corridors being considered for the project.

Explanation for refined routes
Learn how the public scoping process has determined the project's refined routes.

Engineering and Electric Transmission Fact Sheet
Get more details on how the proposed transmission line will be constructed.

Federal Review Process
Learn about the different stages of the federal review process in accordance with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).

In the News

Power line generates public comments
Valley Courier
April 27, 2012


SLV power line headed back to drawing board
Pueblo Chieftain
April 27, 2012


Support for San Luis Valley line isn't powering down
Denver Post
November 2, 2011


Xcel is out, but transmission line is not
Valley Courier
November 2, 2011


Xcel likely to drop SLV solar, transmission line proposal
Pueblo Chieftain
November 1, 2011


San Luis Valley Power
Pueblo Chieftain
September 14, 2011


Colorado PUC reaffirms approval of San Luis Valley power line sought by Xcel, Tri-State
Denver Business Journal
September 2, 2011




This Web site is hosted and maintained by Tri-State and Xcel Energy. The goal is to provide Colorado residents with facts and details of transmission development as we work to provide safe, reliable electricity. We encourage and appreciate public input to the process.

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