Fargo – Saint Cloud Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 402km from Fargo, North Dakota, US, to Saint Cloud, Minnesota, US.

Construction works on the Fargo – Saint Cloud Line started in 2014 and the project was commissioned in 2015.


The Fargo – Saint Cloud Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Xcel Energy . The Fargo – Saint Cloud Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Fargo – Saint Cloud Line project development status

The development of the Fargo – Saint Cloud Line project was approved by Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in 2014 and the project works were completed in 2015.

About Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy Inc (Xcel Energy) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it has the presence in the entire energy vertical, including generation, procurement, transmission, distribution and resale of electricity. The company produces electric energy using coal, nuclear, natural gas, wind, hydro, biomass and solar sources. Xcel Energy also transports, stores, distributes and resells natural gas. It procures natural gas from independent suppliers, based on market indices. Xcel Energy also provides home appliance repair, maintenance, and replacement services.


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