CAPX 2020 certificate of need documents are on the ILSR webpage seen above
NAWO has been involved as a formal intervernor in regulatory proceedings covering transmission line proposals in Minnesota and Wisconsin for many years. Recent interventions are described below.
Minnesota Dispersed Renewable Generation Transmission Study
DRG Study Scope Webinar, October 15, 2008
DRG Study Update Webinar, August 18, 2009
DRG Study Results Webinar, September 15, 2009
NAWO's Community Owned Wind Power Victory
On December 28, 2001, Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy filed an application for certificates of need to construct four high voltage tranmission lines in southwestern Minnesota to provide outlet capacity for wind generators expected to develop there. NAWO worked with several other key organizations to ensure approval of these power lines that will help bring wind power to market in the Upper Midwest.