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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.
This project was previously called the Clover 115-kV transmission project.
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
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.
Great River Energy was issued a local Conditional Use Permit on Oct. 21, 2015, which was renewed in October 2016 and October 2017.
Leader, Transmission Permitting & Compliance
Engineering & Operations Manager
Itasca-Mantra Co-op Electrical Association