West Valley Central

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Voltage - 230kV
Estimated completion date - 2023
Location - El Mirage, AZ


Project need
New electrical infrastructure is needed to provide clean and reliable electric service to a new data center customer in the City of El Mirage and support the continuing economic growth and development in the West Valley.

Project description

We have completed our public siting process and have identified our preferred routes, shown on the map below, which have been submitted as part of our application to the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Preferred routes

As part of our application, a multi-day public hearing is scheduled for Monday, February 28 at 1 p.m. at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, Arizona, 85301. Virtual attendance is available and recommended, and the instructions for attending virtually are provided below. The first day of the hearing till occur 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and subsequent days will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The hearing is scheduled to conclude on or before Friday, March 4. At the hearing, the Siting Committee will review evidence from the study team and other parties wishing to participate in the process. Public comment will be taken Monday, February 28 starting at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to comment either in person or virtually.

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To listen and view the public comment period, but not make comment:


To listen, view, and make public comments during the public comment period:

Topic: West Valley Central CEC Hearing - Public Comment Period Time:
Feb 28, 2022 05:30 PM Arizona

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Project maps
Jurisdiction Map
Jurisdiction Planning Map
Study Area Map
Existing Land Use Map
Future Land Use Map

Project features
This connection project will feature steel monopole (single pole) structures that are typically used for new 230kV transmission lines, but may include a variety of structure types, ranging in height from approximately 115 feet to 195 feet tall depending on routing, terrain and crossing of existing structures, including elevated roads and other power lines.

Project input
An important component of our siting process is to receive input from residents, tenants, property owners, businesses and recreational users within the study area. Members of the public and all interested parties are invited to visit our virtual open house at any time online at apswestvalleycentral.com. You will be able to provide input and request a call to speak with one of our subject matter experts.  

Public information open house
Launch date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Attend online: apswestvalleycentral.com

Contact information
Kevin Duncan 
Senior Siting Consultant
Project information phone number: 623-241-5935

Related documents
Newsletter #1
Newsletter #2
Newsletter #3
Visual Simulations
Project Overview
Prefiling Transcript
Prefiling Exhibit 1
Prefiling Exhibit 2
Prefiling Exhibit 3
Prefiling Exhibit 4
Prehearing Exhibit 1
Prehearing Exhibit 2
Prehearing Exhibit 3
Prehearing Transcripts
Hearing Transcripts 1
Hearing Transcripts 2
Hearing Transcripts 3

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