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Dairyland Power Cooperative, Minnesota Power, and Basin Electric Cooperative Receive Second RUS Approval for Nemadji Trail Energy Center Project

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has again issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC) project, a 625-MW combined-cycle natural gas facility along with a 345-kilovolt transmission line, relocation of an existing gas pipeline, and construction of a new gas pipeline to tap an existing gas supply network,...

Minnesota Coop Seeks Approval of Transmission Project

Minnesota Power and Great River Energy are seeking regulatory approval of the Northland Reliability Project, a 180-mile high-voltage transmission line to bolster electric reliability throughout northern and central Minnesota. Subject to such approval, the companies expect construction to begin in 2027 and the line to be operational in 2030, with a total cost estimated between $970...

Great River Energy to Build Transmission Line to Bolster Reliability

Great River Energy, in partnership with Minnesota Power – a division of ALLETE Inc., announced its intent to build an approximately 150-mile, double-circuit 345-kV transmission line from northern Minnesota to central Minnesota that will support grid reliability in the Upper Midwest.