Truckee Donner PUD does not generate electric power locally and relies on NV Energy for transmission services. Over the last two months, there has been a decline in NV Energy transmission reliability resulting in numerous intermittent and longer-term electric outages; primarily in Tahoe Donner and Donner Lake but also impacting Glenshire and other areas. TDPUD has been seeking a solution from NV Energy. Power outages do happen and we all need to be prepared. If you have questions about the causes of your power outages, call TDPUD at 530-587-3896 during regular business hours. For current outage information, visit our outage management page.

Electric Contruction Standards, Studies & Plans

Electric Construction Standards

The District Electric Department's construction standards contain the minimum utility requirements necessary for electric service.  These electric construction standards are based on current engineering practices and design considerations and represent the TDPUD's approved general methods for commercial and residential electric service installations.  The information in these standards are subject to change over time.

Electric Construction Standards

Electric System Master Plan

The Truckee Donner Public Utility District (TDPUD) Board of Directors adopted the 2014 Electric System Master Plan on January 21, 2015.  The purpose of the Master Plan Study is to provide TDPUD with an orderly plan for carrying out construction, protective coordination and other needed improvements.  The study addresses planning and completing improvements in the most economic manner possible.  The following document contains the Engineer's Certification, the Table of Contents, and the Overview and Purpose section of the Master Plan.

Electric Master Plan Summary

Questions can be addressed to the District Electric Engineer at (530) 582-3945.  A copy of the entire Master Plan is available for review at the District's office.