Tag: clean line

Grain Belt Appeals PSC decision asks Court of Appeals to reestablish Commission’s authority

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the latest chapter in Grain Belt Express Clean Line’s journey to Missouri, former Gov. Jay Nixon has filed a Notice of Appeal still hoping to gain a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) from the PSC. The Notice directs the PSC to submit the records […]

Does the Missouri Supreme Court decision kill the Clean Line project?

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A decision on the proposed Grain Belt Express transmission line could soon be made, following a Missouri Supreme Court decision not to act this week. And supporters and opponents both disagree as to whether the decision will have an effect on the progression of the Grain […]

More cities line up for Grain Belt Express deals as PSC hears case for a second time

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A major development out of Hannibal could be a significant victory for the Clean Line movement in Missouri. The City of Hannibal voted to get a fifth of their electricity from the project if it gets approved by the Missouri Public Service Commission. The Hannibal Board […]

Grain Belt Express gets support from unlikely sources

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deadline for intervenors to apply in Clean Line case passes

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

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 […]

Chamber endorses Clean Line project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line will move towards approval with key support from the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry after the chamber offered its endorsement of the project Monday. While final approval rests with the Public Service Commission, the chamber’s endorsement praises the potential […]

Clean Line receives pocket approval from legislature

NEW LONDON, Mo. – On the heels of lawmakers voting to reject a House bill designed to stop the Grain Belt Express Clean Line project, Michael Skelly, President of Clean Line Energy, visited a Ralls County site of a Grain Belt Express Clean Line’s delivery station, a $100 million facility […]