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

Winter 2018/2019


Permitting/Environmental Approvals

Great River Energy submitted a Route Permit to the Minnesota PUC in August. Issuance of a route permit by the PUC is pending PUC issuance of Enbridge permits.

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