RTRP riverside transmission reliability project
Southern California Edison (SCE) and the City of Riverside's Municipal Utility Department (known as Riverside Public Utilities [RPU]) jointly planned the RTRP. The project would be owned and operated by both RPU and SCE.
City Council - Tuesday November 15 Item#20
Council voted 4 - 3 against the recommendation to further study undergrounding 5 miles of the RTRP Project and to move forward with the project as currently approved
Option to support the undergrounding proposal recommendations:
Against: Edwards - Conder - Plascencia - Perry
Support: Cervantes - Fierro - Hemenway
Option to support the project as approved to move forward:
Support: Edwards - Conder - Plascencia - Perry
Against: Cervantes - Fierro - Hemenway
Representative Ken Calvert Reintroduces Bill to Establish
Here is a LINK to the project timeline
Riverside County Regional Park & Open Space District
Congressman Mark Takano letter 3.6.19 in support of undergrounding the transmission lines through the Hidden Valley Nature Preserve
The City of Jurupa Valley is leading the opposition to the current route and scope of this project.
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3.5 miles of underground transmission line COST: $224M