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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 Receives Approval to Acquire Majority Stake in City of Winfield Transmission Assets

Transaction Provides for Increased Transmission Infrastructure Investment to Improve Regional Grid Reliability DALLAS and WINFIELD, KS, October 1, 2019 – GridLiance, an independent transmission company, the Kansas Power Pool (KPP), and the City of Winfield, recently received final state regulatory approval from the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) of a long-term partnership agreement to jointly-own and […]

GridLiance Closes $185 Million Debt Financing

DALLAS, August 1, 2019 – GridLiance, an independent electric transmission company, today announced that its subsidiary, GridLiance Western Holdings, and transmission company, GridLiance West, closed on two new revolving credit facilities with commitments totaling $185 million. The new five-year $80 million revolving credit facility for GridLiance Western Holdings and $105 million five-year revolving credit facility at […]

GridLiance Expands Executive Team with Appointment of Richard Evans as Senior Vice President of Capital Execution

Evans Brings More Than 30 Years of Capital Project Management Experience to the New Position DALLAS, July 8, 2019 – GridLiance, an independent electric transmission company, today announced the appointment of Richard Evans as senior vice president of capital execution, effective July 16, 2019. Evans will report directly to GridLiance President and CEO Calvin Crowder and […]

GridLiance and Tri-County Electric Cooperative Reach Settlement with AEP on Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project

DALLAS, May 30, 2018 – GridLiance, an independent transmission company with operations throughout the U.S., and Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (TCEC) announced today that they have signed a settlement agreement with American Electric Power Company (AEP) related to the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, a planned 2,000-megawatt wind farm. Under the terms of the settlement, […]