North Rochester – Mississippi River Line is a 345kV overhead line from Rochester, Minnesota, US, to Mississippi, US.

Construction works on the North Rochester – Mississippi River Line started in 2014 and the project was commissioned in 2015.

Description

The North Rochester – Mississippi River Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by ALLETE . The North Rochester – Mississippi River Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC).

North Rochester – Mississippi River Line project development status

The development of the North Rochester – Mississippi River Line project was approved by Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in 2014 and the project works were completed in 2015.

About ALLETE

ALLETE Inc (ALLETE) is an energy company, with interests in mining facilities, electricity generation, transmission and distribution assets, and water management businesses. The company generates electricity using coal, natural gas, biomass, hydro, wind, and solar, and procures energy through power purchase agreements and market purchases. ALLETE provides electric services on retail and wholesale basis. It develops, acquires, and operates clean and renewable energy projects. Through long-term power sales agreements, ALLETE also develops wind energy facilities to operate or for sale to third-parties.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.