Clover 115-kV transmission project

Great River Energy proposes to build and operate approximately 7 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 in the Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative service area. 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 centerline
Voltage: 115 kV
Spans: 350 to 400 feet apart
Energization: Fall 2018
Length: 7 miles
Permits: An Environmental Assessment permitted by the local government authority

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Public meetings

Representatives of Great River Energy and Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative held an open house meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the Arago Town Hall and provided information about the proposed project and heard feedback.


Other Info

Due to permitting delays, schedule is to be determined.

Permitting/Environmental Approvals

Great River Energy was issued a local Conditional Use Permit on Oct. 21, 2015


Project Contacts

Dan Lesher
Senior Field Representative
Carole Schmidt
Supervisor, Transmission Permitting and Compliance

Media Contacts

If you are with the media, please contact:

Jennifer Mattson
Twitter: @jennymmattson

Lori Buffington 
Twitter: @lbuffing