Long Lake to Mantrap 115-kV transmission project

Great River Energy proposes to upgrade an existing 34.5-kV transmission line between Great River Energy’s Long Lake Substation to Itasca-Mantrap’s Mantrap Substation to meet increasing loads and improve reliability of the area’s power supply.

Quick Facts

Structure: Wood poles
Voltage: 115 kV
Spans: 300 to 400 feet apart
Energization: November 2016
Length: Approximately 6.5 miles
Permits: Permitted through Henrietta Township



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Public Meetings

Representatives of Great River Energy and Itasca-Mantrap Electrical Co-op Association held an open house meeting from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, that provided information about the proposed project and heard feedback.

Schedule

Easements

Fall 2015 into early 2016

Construction

Summer 2016

Other Info

Project was placed in service November 2016


Permitting/Environmental Approvals

Henrietta Township approved Great River Energy’s conditional use permit July 9, 2015.

Project Contacts

Michelle Lommel
Senior Field Representative
763-445-5977
mlommel@grenergy.com

Marsha Parlow
Transmission Permitting Analyst
Great River Energy
763-445-5215
mparlow@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