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7850.2800 ELIGIBLE PROJECTS.

Subpart 1.

Eligible projects.

An applicant for a site permit or a route permit for one of the following projects may elect to follow the procedures of parts 7850.2800 to 7850.3900 instead of the full permitting procedures in parts 7850.1700 to 7850.2700:

A.

large electric power generating plants with a capacity of less than 80 megawatts;

B.

large electric power generating plants that are fueled by natural gas;

C.

high voltage transmission lines of between 100 and 200 kilovolts;

D.

high voltage transmission lines in excess of 200 kilovolts and less than five miles in length in Minnesota;

E.

high voltage transmission lines in excess of 200 kilovolts if at least 80 percent of the distance of the line in Minnesota will be located along existing high voltage transmission line rights-of-way;

F.

a high voltage transmission line service extension to a single customer between 200 and 300 kilovolts and less than ten miles in length; and

G.

a high voltage transmission line rerouting to serve the demand of a single customer when the rerouted line will be located at least 80 percent on property owned or controlled by the customer or the owner of the transmission line.

Subp. 2.

Notice to PUC.

An applicant for a permit for one of the qualifying projects in subpart 1, who intends to follow the procedures of parts 7850.2800 to 7850.3700, shall notify the PUC of such intent, in writing, at least ten days before submitting an application for the project.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116C.66; 216E.16

History:

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

Published Electronically:

September 18, 2009