Maple River-Red River 115 kV Transmission Line Project

Estimated Length: 5 miles
Voltage: 115 kV line
Estimated Cost: $19 million
Estimated in-service Date: May 31, 2019

Xcel Energy is currently in the project planning stages of an approximately 5-mile, 115kV transmission line within the City of Fargo and Reed Township, North Dakota. The line would be a 2nd circuit connecting Xcel Energy’s existing Maple River and Red River substations on new right-of-way.

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The project is anticipated to be in-service by the end of 2019.

Project Purpose
The Maple River to Red River Project will provide increased reliability of electric service in the Fargo area by reducing overloads on neighboring lines and transformers. The project will help meet reliability standards without having to interrupt electric service to customers.

Construction Details
Xcel Energy has filed an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity with the North Dakota Public Service Commission. Construction of the project is not scheduled to begin until late-2018.

Matt Langan
Siting and Land Rights

Xcel Energy MaritzCX

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