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North Dakota Energy Spotlight – Transmission

Transmission and distribution lines. Photo courtesy of Basin Electric.

Transmission and distribution lines. Photo courtesy of Basin Electric.

• North Dakota Transmission Authority was established by state legislature in 2005 to facilitate, finance, develop and acquire  transmission in North Dakota.

• The average cost for developing a 345 kilovolt transmission line is $800,000 per mile.

• North Dakota has more than 65,000 miles of distribution and transmission lines.

Read the full report of Great Plains Energy Corridor Spotlight on North Dakota Energy and request a hard copy here.

You may be interested in:
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives – Transmission facts
North Dakota Transmission Authority – no website, but annual reports can be found on North Dakota Industrial Commission publication page

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