Blue Earth – Lehigh Line is a 765kV overhead line with a length of 136.79km from Blue Earth, Minnesota, US, to Lehigh, Iowa, US.
The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Blue Earth – Lehigh Line is an overhead line that will be operated by MidAmerican Energy. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Approximately $258m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
Blue Earth – Lehigh Line project development status
The construction works on the Blue Earth – Lehigh Line project commissioning is expected in 2021.
About MidAmerican Energy
MidAmerican Energy Co (MidAmerican Energy), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, is a regulated electric and natural gas utility company that carries out the generation, transmission and distribution and selling of electricity. The company also undertakes distribution, selling and transportation of natural gas. It caters to a diverse clientele comprising of urban and rural residential customers as well as commercial and industrial customers.
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