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.

 

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 2019
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

Easements

Summer 2018

Construction

June 2019


Permitting/Environmental Approvals

Great River Energy submitted a route permit application to the Minnesota PUC in August of 2015. The PUC issued the route permit, and Great River Energy is currently waiting for the written order.

Documents

Route permit application
Environmental Assessment
EA Appendix A

Project Contacts

Peter Schaub
Senior Field Representative
763-445-5979
pschaub@grenergy.com

Tosha Barthel
Transmission permitting specialist
763-445-5986
tbarthel@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