Kan. Approves $2B Multistate Wind Powerline

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 2:01 PM EST) -- The Kansas Corporation Commission on Thursday greenlighted the construction of the $2 billion Grain Belt Express electric transmission line, though the project cannot move forward until it secures the stamp of approval from Indiana, Missouri and Illinois.

Houston-based Clean Line Energy owns the 750-mile project, designed to connect the states with the wind farms in western Kansas. The state commission expects the project to bring both short- and long-term economic benefits to Kansas. Clean Line has partial approval in Indiana and will file applications in Missouri...
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