1. US to Canada Wind Storage Transmission Line Plans Submitted

    US to Canada Wind Storage Transmission Line Plans Submitted

    The 500kV Great Northern Transmission Line would cross the Minnesota-Manitoba border carrying power from wind into Canada for storage through pumped hydro. Power will then be transported along the 350-kilometre route back into the US at times of high demand to an electric substation on the Mesabi Iron Range in the north of the country. Minnesota Power has submitted its plans to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for approval and also applied for a presidential permit from the US Department of Energy.

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