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Certificate of Need: Bemidji-Grand Rapids

The application for a Certificate of Need for a 230-kV transmission line and associated system connections from Bemidji to Grand Rapids was filed with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on March 17, 2008.

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Description of PDF file
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Cover letter, Affidavit of Service, CON Distribution List, Application for Certificate of Need
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Section 5 - Alternatives to Project; Section 6 - Alternative Corridors; Section 7 - Application of Criteria
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Appendix A: Project Development Agreement
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Appendix B:
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- MPUC’s Notice Plan Order (Nov. 29, 2007)
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- Approved Notices
B3
- MPUC’s Data Exemption Order (Dec. 24, 2007)
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- Summary of Certificate of Need Filing
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Appendix C:
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- Potential Structure Types and Configurations for the Bemidji-Grand Rapids Line
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- Electric Fields of Potential Structure Types and Configurations
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- Magnetic Fields of Potential Structure Types and Configurations
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- Audible Noise Levels of Potential Structures Types and Configurations
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Appendix D:
D1 - Forecast Databases and Accuracy
D2 - Map of Load Centers in North Zone
D3 - Public Version of North Zone Coincident Winter Peak Demand Forecast
D4 - Public Version of Bemidji Area Coincident Winter Peak Demand Forecast
D5 - Public Version of Minnesota Portion of North Zone Consumption Forecast

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Appendix E:
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- The Utilities’ Renewable Energy Generation (as of December 2006)
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- Renewable Energy Retail Sales Forecast
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- Wind Generation Required to Meet Minnesota’s RES
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- Wind Generation Required Based on Minnesota’s Energy Savings Goals
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Appendix F: Potential for DSM/CIP to Reduce Project Need
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Appendix G: Draft MacroCorridor Study
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Appendix G, Figures 01-05
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Appendix G, Figures 06-07

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Appendix G, Figures 08-14
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Appendix G, Figures 15-21
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Appendix G, Figures 22-25