Nogales Interconnection Project

The Nogales Interconnection Project is a proposed direct current interconnection (commonly known as a DC Tie) and associated electric facilities, which will allow for an asynchronous interconnection between the electric grid in southern Arizona and the electric grid in the northwest region of Mexico.

Fact Sheet (October 2018) English | Español
Project Map (May 2017) Download  
FAQs (October 2018) English | Español
Federal Permitting Documents
U.S. Department of Energy Project Website Link
 
Presidential Permit (October 2018) Download
 
Presidential Permit Application (April 2016) Download
First Presidential Permit Application Amendment (January 2017) Download
Second Presidential Permit Application Amendment (May 2017) Download  
 
Draft Environmental Assessment published by U.S. Department of Energy (July 2017) Download
Final Environmental Assessment published by U.S. Department of Energy (January 2018) Download
Finding of No Significant Impact (September 2018) Download
 
State Permitting Documents
Arizona Corporation Commission Website Link  
 
Certificate of Environmental Compatibility issued to Nogales Transmission, L.L.C. (November 2017) Download  
Certificate of Environmental Compatibility issued to UNS Energy (November 2017) Download  
 
Certificate of Environmental Compatibility Application (July 2017) Download  
Exhibit A - Location and Land Use Maps Download  
Exhibit B - Environmental Studies Download  
Exhibit C - Areas of Biological Wealth Download  
Exhibit D - Biological Resources Download  
Exhibit E - Scenic Areas, Historic Sites and Structures, and Archaeological Sites Download  
Exhibit F - Recreational Purposes and Aspects Download  
Exhibit G - Concepts of Proposed Facilities Download  
Exhibit H - Land Use Download  
Exhibit I - Anticipated Noise and Interference with Communication Signals Download  
Exhibit J - Special Factors Download  
Notice of Hearing (July 2017) Download  
Prefiling Conference Transcript (July 2017) Download  
Prehearing Conference Transcript (August 2017) Download  
Hearing Transcript Vol. I (September 2017) Download  
Hearing Transcript Vol. II (September 2017) Download  
Hearing Transcript Vol. III (September 2017) Download  
Hearing Transcript Vol. IV (September 2017) Download  
Route Tour Schedule and Maps Download  
 
Local Permitting Documents
Conditional Use Permit Application (September 2018) Download  
 
Open House Meetings - June 2017
Informational Posters English | Español  
Flyer Download  
Public Notice English | Español  
 
Agency and Non-Governmental Organization Meeting – September 2015
Informational Posters English | Español  
 
Pre-NEPA Public Meeting – February 2015
Informational Posters English | Español  
Public Notice Download  
   
Order Granting Petition for Declaratory Order (October 2017) Download
Petition for Declaratory Order (December 2016) Download
First Supplement to Petition for Declatory Order (April 2017) Download
Second Supplement to Petition for Declatory Order (June 2017) Download
 

Nogales Frontier Operations, L.L.C. has commenced an open solicitation process for its capacity on the Nogales Interconnection Project. Interested parties can learn more about the Project's open solicitation process and how to participate by visiting http://www.nogales-os.com