Press Release

Quanta Services Selected by PacifiCorp for The Aeolus - Jim Bridger Transmission Line Project

  • Oct 29, 2018
  • PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) announced today that it was selected by PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, to provide engineering, procurement and construction solutions for the Aeolus – Jim Bridger Transmission Line Project. This new high-voltage electric transmission project consists of approximately 138 miles of single circuit 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that connects the new Aeolus substation near Medicine Bow, Wyoming, to the new Anticline substation located near Point of Rocks, Wyoming, and approximately five miles of single circuit 345 kV transmission line that connects the Anticline substation to a new line termination bay at the Jim Bridger Generating Station substation.

Quanta will include the project in its fourth quarter 2018 remaining performance obligations and backlog and expects to begin engineering and procurement activities for the project by year-end, with construction starting in the spring of 2019. Quanta expects to complete the project in late 2020.

The project is a segment of the Gateway West Transmission Line Project, which is part of PacifiCorp's Energy Vision 2020 plan. Energy Vision 2020 is a $3.5 billion plan that is also expected to add more than 1,000 megawatts of wind generation and the upgrade of existing wind generation facilities in Wyoming.

Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and communications industries. Quanta's comprehensive services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure. With operations throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia and select other international markets, Quanta has the manpower, resources and expertise to safely complete projects that are local, regional, national or international in scope. For more information, visit

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