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05‑04‑2015
  Electric utilities, renewable energy supporters, state officials and legislators celebrate energization of two CapX2020 power lines
02‑18‑2014
  CapX2020 utilities receive Facility Permit for South Dakota 345 kilovolt transmission line project: Big Stone South-Brookings County
08‑07‑2013
  CapX2020 to use helicopter to install wire across US Highway 169 near Belle Plaine
06‑06‑2013
  CapX2020 utilities file Facility Permit for Big Stone South-Brookings County project
05‑17‑2013
  Helicopters to string wire on structures near Minnesota River in Brown and Renville Counties
02‑22‑2013
  Construction underway near Pine Island on Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse project
09‑17‑2012
  Bemidji-Grand Rapids 230 kV line energized and placed in service
09‑12‑2012
  North Dakota permits approved for CapX2020 Fargo-St. Cloud 345 kilovolt line
06‑01‑2012
  CapX2020 utilities announce new transmission line project: Big Stone South-Brookings County
05‑12‑2012
  PSCW approves Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse 345 kV project in Wisconsin
04‑12‑2012
  MN PUC approved Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse 345 kV project in Minnesota
01‑10‑2012
  Helicopter and implosives involved in construction of Bemidji-Grand Rapids 230 kV project
12‑21‑2011
  Monticello-St. Cloud 345 kV project energized and in service
12‑08‑2011
  MISO approves MVP projects, including CapX2020 Brookings County-Hampton project
12‑08‑2011
  CapX2020 statement on MISO approval of MVP projects
08‑15‑2011
  Helicopter involved in construction work along I-94 between Monticello and St. Cloud
06‑13‑2011
  SD PUC grants Facility Permit for Brookings County-Hampton 345 kV project
06‑10‑2011
  MN PUC grants Route Permit for Fargo-St. Cloud 345 kV project
02‑03‑2011
  MN PUC approves Belle Plaine as aerial river crossing location of Brookings County-Hampton project
01‑06‑2011
  North Dakota Certificate of Corridor Compatibility application filed for Fargo-St. Cloud project
01‑05‑2011
  Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity application filed for Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse project
11‑23‑2010
  South Dakota Facility Permit application filed for Brookings County-Hampton project
11‑10‑2010
  CapX2020 releases economic impact study, breaks ground on Monticello-St. Cloud project
10‑28‑2010
  MN PUC grants Route Permit for Bemidji-Grand Rapids 230 kV project
07‑15‑2010
  MN PUC grants Route Permit for Brookings County-Hampton 345 kV project
07‑08‑2010
  MN PUC grants Route Permit for Monticello-St. Cloud 345 kV project
01‑20‑2010
  CapX2020 utilities file Route Permit application for Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse transmission line
10‑01‑2009
  CapX2020 utilities file Route Permit application for Fargo-St. Cloud transmission line
07‑09‑2009
  Bemidji-Grand Rapids transmission line granted Certificate of Need
04‑16‑2009
  CapX2020 granted Certificate of Need for 345 kilovolt projects in Minnesota
04‑08‑2009
  CapX2020 utilities file Route Permit application for Monticello-St. Cloud transmission line
12‑30‑2008
  CapX2020 files Route Permit application for Brookings County-Hampton project
12‑14‑2007
  Conservation, renewable energy, carbon cuts featured in Xcel Energy’s Minnesota Resource Plan
09‑2007
  CapX2020 utilities schedule open houses to provide information about transmission line proposals
04‑16‑2007
  Utilities seek approval of three major transmission lines to ensure future reliability, increase access to renewables
06‑09‑2006
  CapX2020 utilities announce plans for new transmission line to ensure reliable, low-cost electricity in the future