Moon Gulch Substation Project

Estimated in-service date: June 1, 2018
Voltage: 230kV
Estimated cost: $13.5 million

The proposed Moon Gulch Substation project consists of a new 230 kilovolt (kV) substation in northwest Arvada, Colo. The substation will serve a rapidly developing area in the west/northwest Denver metropolitan area of Broomfield, Jefferson and Boulder counties. The proposed location is near Candelas Parkway off of State Highway 72 in Arvada.

Project Map

Project Purpose
The substation is being built to serve growing demand in the area from new and existing residential, commercial and industrial development.

Additional Information
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity application for the project on January 20, 2016.

A public open house was held on February 18 in Arvada. View open house materials below.

Open House Materials:

Jeff Walker
Senior Agent, Siting and Land Rights
(303) 571-7451

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