Applications now available for $50,000 community block grant

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. and the Montrose Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announce the creation of a $50,000 block grant designed to improve the financial stability of local businesses, expand entrepreneurial opportunities and increase economic vitality in the West End of Montrose County.

The grant is funded by Tri-State and will be administered by MEDC. The deadline to apply for funding is May 30, 2018.

Transmission line construction beginning on Uncompahgre Plateau

Aug. 25, 2017

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., is upgrading an existing transmission line segment between the Montrose Substation west of Montrose, Colorado, to the Nucla Substation near Nucla, Colorado.

Tri-State’s construction contractor will begin upgrading the line segment beginning in September 2017 and is scheduled to complete the project in October 2018. Access road improvements and power pole pad construction is already underway in the Uncompahgre National Forest.