FERC Denies ATC's Bid For Half Of Xcel's $445M Minn. Line

Law360, New York (February 06, 2013, 7:22 PM ET) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday shot down American Transmission Co. LLC’s bid for half-ownership with Xcel Energy Inc. of a planned 345-kilovolt electrical transmission line in Minnesota, rejecting arguments that the segment is part of a larger project in which ATC is involved.

The commission’s denial of ATC's complaint found that while two lines — one largely in Minnesota and one in Wisconsin — will connect at a substation near the states’ border, they’re distinct projects approved in different planning cycles and offering independent...
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