The June issue of the BSSE project newsletter, Power Delivered, has been released.
An electronic recording of the public hearing held on April 1, 2014, is now available.
The SD PUC will hold a formal evidentiary hearing on the BSSE Application on June 10-12, 2014.
The SD PUC announced an additional round of public hearings for landowners located within one-half mile of potential proposed, revised sites for the BSSE Transmission Line.
On April 1, 2014, the ND Public Service Commission held a public hearing on the BSSE Project
ND PSC issued a Notice of Filing and Notice of Public Hearing for the Siting application for the 345 kV BSSE transmission line. The hearing is scheduled for April 1, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the Fireside Restaurant in Ellendale, ND.
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. and Otter Tail Power Company filed a combined application to the North Dakota Public Service Commission for a Corridor Certificate and Route Permit on October 18, 2013.
On October 17, 2013, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission held a public hearing in Aberdeen and in Milbank on the South Dakota Route Permit Application.
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will hold two Public Input Hearings on the Facility Permit Application.
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. and Otter Tail Power Company filed a Facility Permit Application to the Public Utilities Commission of the State of South Dakota.
The BSSE project team has identified a preferred route.
Five open house meetings were held throughout the project area February 25 – 27, 2013.
Proposed transmission lines from Ellendale, N.D., to the Big Stone South substation and from Big Stone to the Brookings substation also were granted Multi-Value Projects status. Fergus Falls, Minn.-based Otter Tail Power Co. has a 50 percent stake in both projects.
The North Dakota Transmission Authority Annual Report (July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011) highlights BSSE line as being 'of particular interest'.
MISO publishes the MVP Portfolio, which includes the BSSE Line, designated as an MVP in December 2011.