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Electric Transmission Texas Forms Construction Alliance For CREZ Projects

Quanta Services Inc. (NYSE: PWR) is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, natural gas and pipeline, and telecommunication industries. The company's comprehensive services include design, installation, repair and maintenance of network infrastructure nationwide. Additionally, Quanta ( www.quantaservices.com) licenses point-to-point fiber optic telecommunications infrastructure in select markets and offers related design, procurement, construction and maintenance services. With operations throughout North America, Quanta has the manpower, resources and expertise to complete projects that are local, regional, national or international in scope.

MYR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: MYRG) is a holding company of specialty construction service providers. Through subsidiaries dating back to 1891, MYR ( www.myrgroup.com) is one of the largest electrical contractors servicing the transmission and distribution sector of the electric utility industry nationwide. Customers include electric utilities, private developers, cooperatives and municipalities. MYR also provides commercial and industrial electrical contracting services to facility owners and general contractors in the Western United States. MYR's comprehensive services include turnkey construction and maintenance services for the nation's electrical infrastructure.

TIC Holdings Inc. ( www.tic-inc.com) is one of the leading industrial contractors serving the electric utility industry. With more than 40,000 MW of installed capacity, TIC is consistently ranked in Engineering News-Record as one of the top industrial contractors. TIC is differentiated by its direct-hire capabilities, financial strength and diverse projects.

URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., URS Corporation has approximately 47,000 employees in a network of offices in more than 40 countries.

ETT acquires constructs, owns and operates transmission facilities within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, primarily in and around the AEP Texas Central Company and AEP Texas North Company service territories.

AEP, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., delivering electricity to more than 5 million customers in 11 states.  AEP ( www.aep.com) has extensive experience building extra-high-voltage 765-kV transmission lines and owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes 2,100 miles of 765-kV transmission lines, more than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company ( www.midamerican.com), based in Des Moines, Iowa, is a global provider of energy services to more than 6.9 million customers worldwide. MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company subsidiaries, PacifiCorp and MidAmerican Energy Company, own and operate more than 18,000 miles of electric transmission lines.

SOURCE Electric Transmission Texas, LLC

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