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What’s up with Clean Line?

What’s up with Clean Line?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project has been working hard to get the green light from the Missouri Public Service Commission for years now, but the questions still remain the same: Will it pass, and if so, when? Many have been left wondering where the project stands, as

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Grain Belt Express gets support from unlikely sources

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A number of businesses and groups have thrown their hats into the ring in support of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line. The organizations, which have opposed big energy projects in the past, filed testimony with the Missouri Public Service Commission, citing millions of dollars in lower energy costs for Missourians. Among

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PSC approves dates for local hearings on Grain Belt Express lines

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project is moving closer to finally getting the green light from the Public Service Commission. The commission on Wednesday approved Dec. 7-14 as the tentative time for eight local public hearings on issue of the wind energy project in the counties affected by the

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Clean Line closing in on final order with PSC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project has made significant steps towards getting the final green light from the Public Service Commission. After it stalled in July, the PSC last week gave the go-ahead to finalize a public hearing schedule, which means that a final order on construction of

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Deadline for intervenors to apply in Clean Line case passes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the Grain Belt Express Clean Line seeks regulatory approval at the Missouri Public Service Commission, Wednesday marked the deadline for applications to intervene in the case. A number of applications were submitted by groups supporting the project as part of a broad coalition of support and endorsements the group has

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Clean Line project adds Nixon to list of endorsements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Grain Belt Express Clean Line continued to pick up steam on its path to final approval when it gained the endorsement of Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday. The wind energy project has also received the endorsement of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce as it faces final approval from the Public

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Ameren hopes to revise and lower EEIC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An order was filed last week directing Missouri Public Commission (PSC) Staff to file a recommendation regarding Ameren’s new rate case to revise its Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC). The EEIC, according to Ameren, “reflects costs to cover energy efficiency programs enabled by the Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act.” In the

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Grain Belt application denied at PSC agenda

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) met today for their regularly scheduled agenda meeting to address a handful of tariffs and new orders, including Grain Belt Express (GBE) Clean Line’s application for a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line

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Grain Belt Express could come through Missouri with PSC approval

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Lawmakers frequently discuss ways to conserve the environment, but in Missouri, little action is taken. But one group is hoping Missouri regulators approve a project that allows them to them expand the state’s transmission grid in order to provide a cleaner, and hopefully cheaper energy to Missouri consumers. The Grain Belt

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