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GridLiance West Completes Transmission Line Rebuild in Eldorado Valley

January 11, 2021 – GridLiance West, a subsidiary of GridLiance, recently finished rebuilding a 15-mile transmission line in Eldorado Valley in Nevada to help enhance service reliability for California Independent System Operator (CAISO) customers and increase energy exports from Nevada into California. The 230-kilvolt transmission line rebuilt was built to lower grid congestion between the Sloan […]

Transforming Transmission: An Interview with GridLiance President Calvin Crowder

January 2021 – GridLiance’s President and CEO Calvin Crowder recently spoke to Public Utilities Fortnightly’s Steve Mitnick about the company’s mission and its success in collaborating with public power on lowering the barriers to equal reliability and rate treatment. Read the full interview and learn how GridLiance is working to improve the reliability of the grid.

GridLiance Announces Agreement to Be Acquired by NextEra Energy Transmission

DALLAS, September 29, 2020  – GridLiance announced today an agreement to be acquired by NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. Founded in 2014 by affiliates of Blackstone Energy Partners, GridLiance today owns and operates more than 700 miles of transmission lines and related substation infrastructure across six states, with a presence in […]

GridLiance Announces Appointment of Mark S. Laufman as Chief Legal Officer and Successor to N. Beth Emery

DALLAS, September 17, 2020 – Independent electric transmission utility holding company, GridLiance today announced the appointment of Mark S. Laufman as executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary, effective immediately. Laufman succeeds N. Beth Emery, who announced her retirement  after more than 40 years of practicing law in the energy industry. To ensure a smooth […]

GridLiance and City of Winfield Announce Transmission Partnership

GridLiance to Acquire Majority Stake in Winfield’s 69-kV Transmission Facilities DALLAS and WINFIELD, KS, January 29, 2019 – GridLiance, an independent transmission company, and the City of Winfield, Kansas today announced a long-term partnership to jointly-own and improve the city’s transmission facilities. Under the agreement, GridLiance will acquire a 65 percent ownership stake in 29-miles […]

Nixa Sells Power Transmission Line in Cost-Saving Move

April 5, 2018 – KY3 in Missouri interviews Doug Colvin of Nixa Public Works about the sale of the City of Nixa’s transmission assets to GridLiance. Read more.

GridLiance Hires Utility Industry Veteran, Kevin Donnelly, as Vice President of Corporate Development

GridLiance hires former managing director at Duke Energy Corporation as vice president of Corporate Development. CHICAGO, May 24, 2017 – GridLiance, the nation’s first independent transmission company primarily focused on working with Public Power, deepens its leadership team with the addition of utility industry veteran, Kevin Donnelly. Donnelly, former managing director at Duke Energy Corporation, is […]

Justin M. Campbell to Head Newly Formed GridLiance West Utilities

GridLiance Holdco, L.P. announces the addition of Justin M. Campbell as President of GridLiance West Utilities – GridLiance’s newly formed transmission company operating in the Western Interconnection.

How Small Public Power Utilities Gain A Bigger Voice

February 28, 2017 – The Kansas Power Pool, a public power agency that provides energy and transmission services to 24 public power utilities in Kansas, says that by partnering with GridLiance it is gaining the expertise and staffing support it needs to deal with increasingly complex North American Electric Reliability Corporation compliance requirements and to pursue […]

GridLiance Appoints Douglas C. Collins President, MISO Region

30-year utility veteran to oversee GridLiance’s business development activities in the MISO territory CHICAGO, IL and KANSAS CITY, MO, July 18, 2016 – GridLiance announces that Douglas C. Collins has joined the Company as president of GridLiance’s Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Region. Based in Kansas City, MO, Mr. Collins oversees the Company’s regional business […]