North Rochester – North La Crosse Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 112.39km from Rochester, Minnesota, US, to La Crosse, Minnesota, US.

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


The North Rochester – North La Crosse Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Dairyland Power Cooperative. The North Rochester – North La Crosse Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

North Rochester – North La Crosse Line project development status

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

About Dairyland Power Cooperative

Dairyland Power Cooperative (DPC) is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that generates and transmits electricity. DPC generates electricity by utilizing various sources of energy including coal, natural gas, hydro, solar, wind and biogas. The electricity generated is transmitted to distribution cooperatives and municipal utilities. DPC provides wholesale electricity and other related services to electric distribution cooperatives and municipal utilities in the in the Upper Midwest region of the US. These cooperatives in turn supply electricity to consumers and fulfill the energy requirements of the people. The company has presence across Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.


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