Energize Minnesota

Transmission projects in the state

Bloomington Transmission Line Updates

We are dedicated to providing our customers with the safe, reliable, affordable electricity they need to power their lives. That’s precisely why we are replacing a shield wire on a transmission line in Bloomington. As a result of this work there will be some road and parking lot impacts under the lines.

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CapX2020 Transmission Projects

All CapX2020 projects are now complete and energized. The fifth project in South Dakota was placed in-service on September 8, 2017. CapX2020 is a joint initiative of 11 transmission owning utilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin formed to upgrade and expand the electric transmission grid to ensure continued reliable and affordable service.

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Plymouth Project

We are working to address existing and emerging deficiencies in the electric delivery system in the Plymouth area.

We remain committed to providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity to the project area and plans to work with all stakeholders to develop more mutually-agreeable infrastructure improvements.

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Huntley-Wilmarth Project

Xcel Energy and ITC Midwest are building an the approximately 50 mile, 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line in southern Minnesota. The transmission line will connect Xcel Energy's Wilmarth Substation, north of Mankato, and ITC Midwest's Huntley Substation, south of Winnebago. The targeted in-service date for the project is the end of 2021.

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