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File #: Details 2021-120    Version: 1 Name:
Type: WS - Wind Power Plant Siting Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/28/2021 In control: PUC Agenda Meeting
On agenda: 6/17/2021 Final action:
Title: * IP7013/WS-19-619; Big Bend Wind, LLC; IP7013/TL-19-621; IP7014/GS-19-620 Red Rock Solar, LLC In the Matter of the Application of Big Bend Wind, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 308 MW Large Wind Energy Conversion System and a Route Permit for the 161 kV Transmission Line in Cottonwood, Martin, and Watonwan Counties, Minnesota; In the Matter of the Application of Red Rock Solar, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 60 MW Red Rock Solar Project in Cottonwood County, Minnesota. 1. Should the Commission issue a preliminary draft site permit for the Big Bend Wind Project? 2. What action should the Commission take regarding site or system alternatives for the wind farm to be evaluated in the environmental assessment? 3. What action should the Commission take regarding route alternatives for the HVTL transmission line to be evaluated in the environmental assessment? (PUC: Panait, Bruce)
Attachments: 1. 1 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 2. 2 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 3. 3 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 4. 4 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 5. 5 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 6. 6 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 7. 7 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 8. 8 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 9. 9 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 10. 10 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 11. 11 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 12. 12 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 13. 13 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 14. 14 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 15. 15 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 16. 16 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 17. 17 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 18. 18 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 19. 19 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 20. 20 BBW - Application - 11-9-2020, 21. 1 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 22. 2 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 23. 3 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 24. 4 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 25. 5 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 26. 6 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 27. 7 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 28. 10 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 29. 11 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 30. 12 BBW - Route Permit - 1-13-2020, 31. 19-620 1 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 32. 19-620 2 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 33. 19-620 3 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 34. 19-620 4 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 35. 19-620 5 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 36. 19-620 6 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 37. 19-620 7 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 38. 19-620 8 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 39. 19-620 9 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 40. 19-620 10 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 41. 19-620 11 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 42. 19-620 12 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 43. 19-620 13 RRS - Site Permit App - 11-9-2020, 44. 7 PUBLIC BBW Application App F 1-14-21, 45. 8 PUBLIC BBW Application App F 1-14-21, 46. 19-620 PUBLIC RRS Updated App E Ph 1A 1-14-2021, 47. PUC Order 3-11-2021, 48. Upper Sioux Community Letter 4-1-2021, 49. Minnesota Historical Society Comments 4-30-2021, 50. DNR Comments 4-30-2021, 51. Lower Sioux Indian Community Comments 4-30-2021, 52. DOT Comments 4-30-2021, 53. DOC EERA Public Comments 5-3-2021, 54. Hutchinson Public Comment 5-4-2021, 55. BBW RRS Reply Comments 5-5-2021, 56. OAH Order 5-21-2021, 57. MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Comments 5-24-2021, 58. DOC Comments 5-24-2021, 59. Briefing Papers, 60. Preliminary Draft Site Permit, 61. Decision Option Amendment-Commissioner Tuma, 62. Revised Decision Options-Commissioner Sullivan

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*                     IP7013/WS-19-619;                     Big Bend Wind, LLC;

                     IP7013/TL-19-621;

                     IP7014/GS-19-620                      Red Rock Solar, LLC

In the Matter of the Application of Big Bend Wind, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 308 MW Large Wind Energy Conversion System and a Route Permit for the 161 kV Transmission Line in Cottonwood, Martin, and Watonwan Counties, Minnesota;

In the Matter of the Application of Red Rock Solar, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 60 MW Red Rock Solar Project in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

 

1.                     Should the Commission issue a preliminary draft site permit for the Big Bend Wind Project?

2.                     What action should the Commission take regarding site or system alternatives for the wind farm to be evaluated in the environmental assessment?

3.                     What action should the Commission take regarding route alternatives for the HVTL transmission line to be evaluated in the environmental assessment? (PUC: Panait, Bruce)