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Subpart 1.

No PUC permit required.

A permit from the PUC is not required to construct a power plant of less than 50 megawatts or a transmission line of less than 100 kilovolts. Proposers of such projects must obtain whatever approvals may be required by local, state, or federal units of government with jurisdiction over the project.

Subp. 2.

Environmental review.

Proposers of power plants of less than 50 megawatts or transmission lines of less than 100 kilovolts must comply with the environmental review requirements of chapter 4410, parts 7849.1000 to 7849.2100, and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116D.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116C.66; 216E.16


27 SR 1295; L 2005 c 97 art 3 s 19

Published Electronically:

October 13, 2009