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Project Docket

Docket No ET2/TL-11-915
Project name Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project
Applicant Great River Energy
Description 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.
Subjects Environmental policy; Electric power transmission
Location Anoka County
Docket created: October 04, 2011
Status:
 
11-4-2011
Application accepted
 
12-1-2011
Public meeting
 
01-5-2012
Scoping decision
 
03-29-2012
Environmental document available
 
04-16-2012
Public hearing
 
08-24-2012
Permit issued
 
12-2-2014
Project built
 
Docket closed
eDockets 11-915
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Project Summary

Primary Documents
DateDocumentDescription
10/04/11 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Route Permit Application
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.
03/29/12 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Environmental Assessment (4.6 MB) | document details
The Department of Commerce Energy Facility Permitting unit has prepared an Environmental Assessment for the project. The document identifies potential impacts and mitigation measures for the project.
File Register
Energy Facilities eDockets
DateDocumentDescription
08/24/12 Commission Order Issuing a Route Permit for the Enterprise Park 115 kV Transmission Line Project in Anoka County (3.6 MB) | document details
Commission order issuing a route permit for the Enterprise Park 115 kV transmission line project. Includes the Commission's order, findings of fact, and the route permit with maps
06/29/12 Notice of Comment Period on Proposed Findings of Fact and Proposed Permit | document details
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is seeking comments on the Department of Commerce, Energy Facility Permitting unit's proposed findings of fact and proposed permit for the Enterprise Park project. Initial comments will be accepted through July 11, 2012, and reply comments through July 23, 2012
06/25/12 EFP Staff Comments and Recommendations on Permit Issuance for Great River Energy's Enterprise Park 115kV transmission line project (3.9 MB) | document details
Staff comments on issuance of a route permit, including proposed findings of fact and a proposed route permit with maps for Great River Energy's Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line project
05/25/12 Summary of Public Hearing Testimony and Written Comments on the Enterprise Park 115kV Transmission Line Project (420 KB) | document details
The administrative law judge's summary of testimony at the public hearing and of written comments received on the Enterprise Park transmission line project
03/29/12 Notice of Public Hearing and Availability of Environmental Assessment for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115kV Transmission Line Project | document details
A public hearing will be held at Anoka City Hall at 6pm on April 16, 2012 on the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake Transmission Line Project. Administrative Law Judge Richard Luis will accept written comments until April 30, 2012. The Department of Commerce has published an Environmental Assessment on the project
03/29/12 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Environmental Assessment (4.6 MB) | document details
The Department of Commerce Energy Facility Permitting unit has prepared an Environmental Assessment for the project. The document identifies potential impacts and mitigation measures for the project.
01/09/12 Scoping Decision for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Environmental Assessment (592 KB) | document details
The scoping decision describes the issues and alternative route segment to be evaluated in the environmental assessment. The environmental assessment is expected to be completed and available in March 2012
01/09/12 Comments on the Scope of the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line Environmental Assessment (7.3 MB) | document details
Comments received at the public information and scoping meetings, and written comments received on the scope of the environmental assessment
11/14/11 Notice of Public Information and Environmental Assessment Scoping Meeting for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115kV Transmission project | document details
Public information and scoping meeting sessions will be held on Thursday December 1, 2011, from 1:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-9:00 pm at the Anoka City Hall. Public comments on the scope of the environmental assessment will be accepted through December 19, 2011
11/04/11 Public Utilities Commission Order on application acceptance for the Great River Energy Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line project | document details
PUC order accepting the application for a route permit for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line project as complete under the alternative review process
10/21/11 EFP Comments and Recommendations on the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115kV Transmission Line Project Route Permit Application | document details
Staff recommends the Commission accept the route permit application as complete under the Alternative Review Process of the Power Plant Siting Act
10/04/11 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Route Permit Application
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.

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