SCE selects Quanta for construction of Devers-Palo Verde 2 transmission project

Quanta's scope of services for the project consists of the construction of a new, 153-mile, 500 kV electric transmission line in an existing corridor

Houston, November 16, 2011 — Quanta Services, Inc. announced that Southern California Edison has selected PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc., a Quanta Services operating unit, to construct transmission infrastructure for SCE's Devers - Palo Verde 2 transmission project.

Quanta's scope of services for the project consists of the construction of a new, 153-mile, 500 kV electric transmission line in an existing corridor. Construction is expected to begin by the end of the fourth quarter of 2011 and line construction activities are estimated to be complete in the third quarter of 2013.

The main component of the project consists of building a new 111-mile, transmission line between SCE's Devers substation near Palm Springs and the new Colorado River Substation, near Blythe, Calif. The project also includes a new 42-mile, 500 kV transmission line between Devers Substation and SCE's Valley Substation in Menifee, Calif.

An Edison International company, SCE is one of the nation's largest electric utilities, serving a population of nearly 14 million via 4.9 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California.

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