Bull Moose 115-kV transmission project

Great River Energy proposes to build and operate approximately 2.5 miles of new 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that is needed to provide electric power to a new petroleum pump station being proposed by Enbridge Energy. Construction of this project contingent on Enbridge Energy obtaining permits for the Line 3 Replacement Project.

 

Quick Facts

Structure: Wood poles
Right of Way: 100-foot-wide right of way. 50 feet on each side of the centerline
Voltage: 115 kV
Spans: 350 to 400 feet apart
Energization: Fall 2018
Length: 2.5 miles
Permits: Permits to be obtained through the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission



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Public meetings

The Minnesota State Public Utilities Commission held a public hearing on the project on March 30, 2016.

Schedule

Other Info

Due to permitting delays, schedule is to be determined.


Permitting/Environmental Approvals

Great River Energy submitted a Route Permit to the Minnesota PUC in August.

Documents

Route permit application
Environmental Assessment
EA Appendix A

Project Contacts

Dan Lesher
Senior Field Representative
763-445-5975
dlesher@grenergy.com

Carole Schmidt
Supervisor, Transmission Permitting and Compliance
763-445-5214
cschmidt@grenergy.com

Media Contacts

If you are with the media, please contact:

Jennifer Mattson
jmattson@grenergy.com
763-445-5722
Twitter: @jennymmattson

Lori Buffington
lbuffington@grenergy.com 
763-445-5714
Twitter: @lbuffing