SCE, substation upgrades
Wind turbines built by independent power generators dot the landscape at the Tehachapi Wind Resource Area in the southeastern portion of Kern County, California.

SCE Makes Major Substation Upgrades

Utility constructs new transmission lines and upgrades substations to interconnect to wind and solar farms in California.

In a desert north of Southern California, wind turbines are spinning and photovoltaic arrays are soaking up the sun. As part of the recent expansions in the Tehachapi Wind Resource Area, the wind farms alone are capable of producing 4500 MW of energy and powering 3 million homes.

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