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Docket Number Project Name Description Applicant Status
14-797
Great River Energy and Minnesota Power propose to construct a new 115 kV transmission line and to construct and modify substations near the city of Menahga in Hubbard, Wadena, and Becker County
Great River Energy; Minnesota Power • Upcoming: Application accepted
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14-665
Minnkota Power is planning a new 115 kV transmission line and new 115/41.6 substation in Clearwater County
Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. • Upcoming: Application accepted
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14-515
Aurora Distributed Solar, LLC (Aurora) proposes to construct distributed photovoltaic (PV) solar generation systems and associted facilities totaling 100 MW (alternating current nameplate capacity), to be located at up to 24 locations in Minnesota.
Aurora Distributed Solar, LLC • 2014-09-24: Application accepted
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14-21
Minnesota Power, in partnership with Manitoba Hydro, proposes to construct a 500 kV high voltage transmission line (HVTL) from the International border that would terminate at the Blackberry Substation in Itasca County
Minnesota Power • 2014-07-24: Public meeting
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13-591
Odell Wind Farm, LLC is proposing to construct 9.5 miles of 115 kV transmission line to transmit energy generated at the planned 200 MW Odell Wind Farm to the Woad Hill Substation
Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Odell Wind Farm, LLC • 2014-07-09: Public hearing
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13-978
Minnesota Power is proposing to construct an approximate 5,900-foot-long, 10.75-inch-outside diamter, high pressure natural gas pipeline from a Northern Natural Gas pipeline to its Laskin Energy Center in Hoyt Lakes in St. Louis County
Minnesota Power • 2014-05-12: Permit issued
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13-474
North Dakota Pipeline Company LLC (NDPC) is proposing to develop a new crude oil pipeline and associated facilities known as the Sandpiper Project to increase crude oil transportation services from North Dakota to refineries in the the U.S. Midwest and eastern Canada. The Sandpiper Project route would extend from NDPC's Beaver Lodge Station south of Tioga, North Dakota, to the Superior Terminal in Superior, Wisconsin.
Enbridge Energy • 2014-08-25: Routes accepted for consideration
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12-1163
Minnesota Power hereby applies to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Need to construct the Great Northern Transmission Line
Minnesota Power • 2014-07-11: Environmental document available
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13-843
Odell Wind Farm, LLC has applied for a Large Wind Energy Conversation System Site Permit for the 200 MW Odell Wind Farm in Cottonwood, Jackson, Martin, and Watonwan counties
Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC • 2014-07-17: Permit issued
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13-805
Minnesota Power proposes to construct two, approximately five-mile, 115 kV HVTLs and a substation near Coleraine, Minnesota. The two transmission lines, each 5.2 miles in length, would be constructed parallel to one another with an overlapping ROW of 160 feet.
Minnesota Power • 2014-07-02: Permit issued
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12-1240
The Commission has initiated a Competitive Resource Acquisition Process (RAP) through which it will select resources to meet the need identified in Xcel Energy's 2010 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). In its review the Commission will consider alternative proposals from Xcel Energy, Calpine Corporation, Invenergy, Geronimo Energy, and Great River Energy
Calpine; Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Great River Energy; Northern States Power dba Xcel Energy; Invenergy • 2014-05-23: Certificate of Need issued
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13-68
Minnesota Power proposes to construct approximately one mile of new 115 kV transmission line, approximately 0.3 miles of new 230 kV transmission line, and a replacement substation east of the city of Deer River in Itasca County. The Deer River Transmission Project would also rebuild approximately 0.9 miles of an existing 115 kV transmission line, and remove approximately 7.5 miles of existing 115 kV transmission line
Minnesota Power • 2014-06-10: Permit Decision
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13-216
EDF Renewable Energy is applying for an LWECS permit in Pipestone and Murray counties through its Stoneray Power Partners, LLC subsidiary
Stoneray Power Partners, LLC • 2014-05-19: Permit issued
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12-1337
ITC Midwest, LLC (ITCM) proposes to construct a new 345 kV transmission line in Jackson, Martin, and Faribault County; to reroute several existing 161 kV lines; and to construct a new substation near the cities of Winnebago and Blue Earth.
ITC Midwest LLC • 2014-09-08: ALJ report issued
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12-1151
Xcel Energy proposes to replace an existing 115 kV transmission line with a new, double circuit 115 kV transmission line and to modify two existing substations in northeast Ramsey County
Northern States Power dba Xcel Energy • 2014-01-21: Permit issued
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12-1245
Great River Energy proposes to rebuild a portion of the existing 69 kV transmission system and construct a new double-circuit 115 kV transmission line in Scott and Rice counties
Great River Energy • 2014-08-05: Permit issued
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12-1123
Minnesota Power proposes to construct a new, approximately 2.8-mile-long 115 kV HVTL from MP's existing 39 line in the city of Eveleth to MP's existing 37 line northwest of the city of Leonidas
Minnesota Power • 2014-01-13: Permit issued
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12-401
Xcel Energy proposes to upgrade the Chaska Area 69 kV transmission line to 115 kV capacity in in eastern Carver County and northern Scott County near and within the City of Chaska, and through Laketown, Dahlgren, and Jackson townships
Great River Energy; Northern States Power dba Xcel Energy • 2013-10-15: Permit issued
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12-113
The proposed project is intended to meet electrical needs in the Plymouth and Medina area. The proposal involves constructing a new substation, expanding another substation, and connecting the two substations with a 115 kilovolt transmission line.
Xcel Energy and Great River Energy • 2013-11-07: Public hearing
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11-948
Xcel Energy proposes to upgrade the Scott-County-Bluff Creek-Westgate 69 kV transmission line to 115 kV capacity near the cities of Chanhassen, Shorewood, Excelsior, Deephaven, Greenwood, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie,
Northern States Power dba Xcel Energy • 2014-01-23: Permit issued
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11-471
Black Oak Wind, LLC, and Getty Wind, LLC, have jointly submitted a Certificate of Need Application for the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm and Getty Wind Project in Stearns County. The two projects are adjacent to one another and are located near Sauk Centre. The proposed Black Oak Wind Farm is a 42 MW project located in Ashley and Raymond townships . The Getty Wind Project is a 40 MW project located in Getty and Sauk Centre townships.
Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Getty Wind Company, LLC; Geronimo Wind Energy, LLCBlack Oak Wind. LLC • 2012-06-26: Public hearing
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11-608
Ellerth Wind, LLC site permit application for the 98.9 MW for the Ellerth Windpark in Marshall County
TCI Renewables • 2011-12-07: Application accepted
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11-831
Getty Wind Company, LLC, proposes to develop a 40 MW wind farm in Getty and Sauk Centre townships in Stearns County.
Getty Wind Company, LLC • 2013-01-28: Permit issued
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11-915
Great River Energy and Minnesota Municipal Power Agency propose to construct a new 5.8-mile 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to serve Anoka Municipal Utilities� existing Enterprise Park Substation. The Project will also require modifications to Xcel Energy�s existing Crooked Lake Substation and the addition of a 115-kV transformer at AMU�s Enterprise Park Substation.
Great River Energy • 2012-08-24: Permit issued
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11-800
Northern States Power Company (dba Xcel Energy), on behalf of CapX 2020 co-owners, has submitted a route permit application for a 30-mile, 161-kilovolt transmission line from the proposed North Rochester substation near Pine Island and Zumbrota, Minn., to the existing Chester substation east of Rochester, Minn
Northern States Power • 2012-09-12: Permit issued
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11-152
Xcel Energy and Great River Energy (GRE) propose removing approximately eight miles of an existing GRE-owned 69 kilovolt (kV) overhead transmission line and constructing a new 115 kV overhead transmission in its place, constructing an additional eight-tenths of a mile of new 115 kV overhead transmission line, constructing a new substation, and modifying associated transmission facilities in the cities of Medina and Plymouth, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Xcel Energy • 2012-07-31: Scoping decision
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10-1240
40 MW Wind Farm in Stearns County proposed by Black Oak Wind, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Geronimo Wind Energy
Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Geronimo Wind Energy, LLCBlack Oak Wind. LLC • 2013-01-28: Permit issued
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09-1390
Certificate of Need: Approximately 2.8 miles of new 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and upgrade approximately 20.2 miles of 69 kV transmission line to 115 kV capacity (approximately 23 miles total) near the cities of Glencoe, Plato, Norwood Young America and Waconia located southwest of the Twin Cities metro area
NSP, dba Xcel Energy • 2011-11-14: Certificate of Need issued
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10-249
Approximately 2.8 miles of new 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and upgrade approximately 20.2 miles of 69 kV transmission line to 115 kV capacity (approximately 23 miles total) near the cities of Glencoe, Plato, Norwood Young America and Waconia located southwest of the Twin Cities metro area
Xcel Energy • 2011-11-14: Permit issued
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10-49
Proposed 95 megawatt Large Wind Energy Conversion System in Stearns County
Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Paynesville Wind, LLC • 2013-02-07: Permit Amended
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09-1448
Xcel Energy Application to construct a new 345 kV and a new 161kV transmission line from the Hampton Substation, through Rochester, to a proposed substation in La Crosse, Wis
Xcel Energy • 2012-05-30: Permit issued
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09-1197
Proposed 301 MW Large Wind Energy Conversion System in Dodge and Mower Counties
Pleasant Valley Wind, LLC; Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. • 2014-02-10: Permit Amended
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09-1056
Xcel Energy and GRE Application to construct a new 345 kV HVTL between the new Quarry Substation near St. Cloud and a proposed Bison Substation in North Dakota
Great River Energy; Xcel Energy • 2013-09-30: Permit Amended
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09-830
Site permit application for a 20 megawatt Large Wind Energy Conversion System (LWECS) in Stevens County, Minnesota
West Stevens Wind, LLC • 2010-02-25: Permit issued
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09-512
NPUC proposes to construct four 230 kV transmission lines and two 230 kV substations to supply electric power to the Essar Steel Minnesota project
• 2010-08-03: Permit issued
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09-38
The Hiawatha Project was designed to address the distribution system problems that exist in south Minneapolis. The Project consists of two new 115/13.8 kV distribution substations equipped with smart substation technologies, two 115 kV transmission lines and two new taps of the existing Elliot Park Southtown 115 kV transmission line
• 2012-02-10: Permit issued
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08-973
Proposed 280 Megawatt Large Wind Energy Conversion System in Fillmore County.
EcoEnergy; EcoHarmony West Wind, LLC • 2013-04-22: Permit Amended
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08-1474
Proposed 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and associated facilities running from Brookings County, South Dakota, to Hampton, Minnesota
• 2010-09-14: Permit Decision
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Minor Alterations to Transmission Lines or Large Electric Power Generating Plants
A utility seeking a route permit for a transmission line that meets certain qualifications may elect to seek approval from a local unit of government. If local review is elected, a permit from the Public Utilities Commission is not required. This docket contains local review projects
Annual Hearing for the Energy Facility Permitting program
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