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Grain Belt Express files for appeal with Missouri Supreme Court

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to take up its case. The company on Monday filed their application for transfer of the appeal with the Eastern District Court of Appeals, following the Missouri Public Service Commission’s rejection of a request for […]

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Sept. 19, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – All eyes were on one item in Tuesday’s PSC agenda meeting, waiting to see if the commission would change their minds and grant a rehearing in the case for Clean Line Energy’s proposed Grain Belt Express project. Clean Line asks for rehearing from PSC It only […]

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 […]

RELEASE: Fate of Missouri’s largest clean energy project up to state regulators

Walmart, Missouri municipalities, Missouri industrial energy consumers make the case for Grain Belt Express with Missouri PSC JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (March 27, 2017) – Last week, Missouri municipalities, Walmart, the Missouri Industrial Energy Consumers and others made their case to Missouri regulators in support of a market-based infrastructure project that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Municipal utility commission green lights purchase to transmit wind power

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An organization that represents Missouri municipal utilities has given the green light to buy space on a transmission line that would transport wind power from western Kansas, through Missouri and to points further east, providing electricity in the Show-Me State to municipal customers along the way. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wind power transmission line seeks approval in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line is an overhead transmission line intending to deliver up to 3,500 megawatts of low cost wind energy to Midwest and Eastern states from a concentrated wind farm in southwest Kansas. According to reports from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), […]