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Grain Belt Express Transmission - Phase 1

PERMITTING DASHBOARD PROJECT POSTING DATE: FEBRUARY 20, 2024

PROJECT WEBSITE: Grain Belt Express

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

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Electricity Transmission

SECTOR
Electricity Transmission

Project Category

CATEGORY
Project Category FAST-41 Covered Projects

Department of Energy

LEAD AGENCY
Department of Energy, Loan Programs Office

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Description:

Phase 1 of the Grain Belt Express (Project), a bi-directional high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line spanning approximately 542 miles across Kansas and Missouri, will facilitate the delivery of domestically produced renewable energy generation to the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and Associated Electric Cooperative Incorporated (AECI) territories in the Midwest. 

The Project consists of a 542-mile 600-kV HVDC overhead electric transmission line (HVDC Line), HVDC converter station sites, and AC transmission facilities that together will interconnect to existing power grids that are managed by Southwest Power Pool (SPP), MISO, and AECI.

Permitting Timetable

Planned Environmental Review and Permitting processes

Action Responsible Agency Status