It’s early, so now’s the time to get agitated, get activated!
As if CapX 2020 wasn’t enough, and during the CapX 2020 Certificate of Need proceeding, word of the “JCSP” overlay came out. And we know that Xcel, in its e21 Initiative, is whining about the grid only being 55% utilized (DOH! Because CapX and other transmission expansion wasn’t needed, was built, and now they’re trying to make us pay for it!).
And so now the rest of the story — here’s what they’re planning:
Here’s the list, in a spreadsheet:
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has scheduled the MISO Utilities Quarterly Update Meeting for the Second Quarter of 2017 for Friday, March 3, 2017 from 10:00 AM to Noon in the Commission’s Large Hearing Room, 121 7th Place East, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101.
Note this part, to be discussed at this meeting:
Laying the ground work now for this, a huge build-out that isn’t needed, an overlay on top of transmission that wasn’t needed either. NO!