Community Based Energy Development Transmission Study: West Central (Minnesota) Transmission Planning Zone


The Minnesota Department of Commerce is interested in  promoting Community Based Energy Development (C-BED)  projects in the state of Minnesota.  The Department has  encouraged the CapX utilities to undertake a study of the West Central Transmission Planning Zone to determine if C-BED  projects can be interconnected the the transmission system utilizing existing transmission and distribution infrastructure.  The CapX C-BED Interim Report was released in June 2006.  You can also view a PDF of the West Central C-BED map and  Southeast C-BED map here.  The C-BED 800 MW generation map and C-BED 1400 MW generation map are also available for download.