This webpage contains information and documents related to the permitting of this project by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Every project before the Commission has an electronic docket - an eDocket, a file folder for all of the project.s documents.
Documents for this project are listed below in the File Register, most recent documents first. To view the eDockets record for this project, click on the eDockets link below, or click on the eDockets tab in the File Register. A subset of the record, including key documents with descriptions, is available by clicking on the Energy Facilities tab in the File Register.
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|Application accepted||Public meeting||Scoping decision||Environmental document available||Public hearing||Permit issued||Project built||Docket closed|
Great River Energy, a Minnesota cooperative corporation, is proposing a 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line project in the townships of Cedar Lake, Credit River, Spring Lake, and New Market and the city of Prior Lake in Scott County, and Wheatland Township in Rice County, Minnesota. Great River Energy will file applications for a Certificate of Need (see eDockets 12-1235) and Route Permit with the Public Utilities Commission to:
According to Great River Energy, the Project must be complete by 2016 to address overloads that have been identified in the Project area, although operation of the system at 115 kV is not anticipated until 2022.
|Notice of Intent by Great River Energy to Submit a Route Permit Application under the Alternative Permitting Process | document details||
Great River Energy intends to submit a Route Permit application for the Elko New Market and Cleary Lake Areas 115 kV Transmission Project in Scott and Rice counties, Minnesota under the Alternative Permitting processes of Minn. Rules 7850.2800 to 7850.3900.
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|05/22/13||20135-87278-01||GREAT RIVER ENERGY||NOTICE--GRE NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUBMIT A ROUTE PERMIT APPLICATION FOR THE ELKO NEW MARKET AND CLEARY LAKE AREAS PROJECT UNDER THE ALTERNATIVE PERMITTING PROCESS|