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Planning Zones

Northwest Zone
Northeast Zone
West Central Zone
Twin Cities Zone
Southwest Zone
Southeast Zone

MN Counties (large map)

Sponsoring Utilities
American Transmission Company
Dairyland Power Cooperative
East River Electric Power Cooperative
Great River Energy
Hutchinson Utilities Commission
ITC Midwest
L&O Power Cooperative
Marshall Municipal Utilities
Minnesota Power
Minnkota Power Cooperative
Missouri River Energy
Otter Tail Power Company
Rochester Public Utilities Commission
Southern Minnesota
Municipal Power Agency
Willmar Municipal Utilities
Xcel Energy
Participating Government Agencies
Minnesota Public Utililities Commission
Minnesota Department of Commerce
Environmental Quality Board
Related Links
Mid-Continent Area Power Pool
North American Electric Reliability Council
Midcontinent ISO
National Electric Safety Code
US Department of Energy
CapX2020.com
Southwest Zone

Southeast Zone Southwest Zone Twin Cities Zone West Central Zone Northeast Zone Northwest Zone

Southeast Zone Southwest Zone Twin Cities Zone West Central Zone Northeast Zone Northwest Zone

 

Includes Brown, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Martin, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock, Watonwan, and Yellow Medicine counties.

Detailed Southwest Planning Zone Map (PDF)

Utilities in this zone

The following utilities own transmission facilities in the Southeast Zone. See a list of needed projects in this zone in Chapter 6 of the 2011 Biennial Report. A list of projects completed since the 2009 Biennial Report also is available there.

  • ITC Midwest LLC
  • East River Electric Power Cooperative
  • Great River Energy
  • L&O Power Cooperative
  • Marshall Municipal Utilities
  • Missouri River Energy Services
  • Otter Tail Power Company
  • Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
  • Xcel Energy