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Alternating Current Transmission Upgrades

Frequently Asked Questions

Article VII Major Electric and Gas Transmission Facilities

October 1, 2013 - Transmission Upgrade Plan Filings

Case 13-M-0457 - New York Transmission Owners
Case 13-T-0454 - North America Transmission Corporation
Cases 13-T-0455 and 13-T-0456 -- NextEra Energy
Case 13-T-0461á-áApplication of Boundless Energy NE, LLC for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need Pursuant to Article VII for Leeds Path West Project.
Map of Competing Transmission Proposals as of December 6, 2013 (1 page, 268kb PDF)

Comparative and Initial Proceedings

Case 12-T-0502 - Proceeding on Motion of the Commission to Examine Alternating Current Transmission Upgrades.
Case 13-E-0488 - In the Matter of Alternating Current Transmission Upgrades - Comparative Proceeding.

Case Related Documents

February 21, 2014 - Order Authorizing Modification of the Process to Allow for Consideration of Alternative Proposals
January 17, 2014 - Ruling Postponing Date For Comments On Scoping
January 17, 2014 - Notice Regarding Alternating Current Transmission Upgrade Process
July 10, 2013 - Notice Soliciting Comments and of Technical Conference on August 1, 2013
May 31, 2013 - Notice of Technical Conference on June 17, 2013
May 29, 2013 - Notice Soliciting Comments
May 14, 2013 - Notice of Technical Conference
April 22, 2013 - Order Establishing Procedures For Joint Review Under Article VII and Approving Rule Changes
April 18, 2013 - Commission Session Presentation Slides
February 7, 2013 - Notice Soliciting Comments
November 30, 2012 - Notice of Technical Conference
November 30, 2012 - Order Instituting Proceeding on Motion to Examine Alternating Current Transmission Upgrades
November 27, 2012 - Press Release - Governor's Energy Highway Gains Momentum
November 13, 2012 - Technical Conference Agenda

AC Transmission Forms

Request for Intervenor Funds
Notice of Intent to be a Party in an Article VII Proceeding

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We Want to Hear Your Opinion

We want to hear your opinion on these proceedings. Comments can be posted using the:

Case 12-T-0502 comment form
Case 13-E-0488 comment form
Case 13-M-0457 comment form
Case 13-T-0454 comment form
Case 13-T-0455 comment form
Case 13-T-0456 comment form
Case 13-T-0461 comment form

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