The Gazette, Sept. 15, 2023 An underground high-voltage power line to ship electricity from Midwestern renewable energy projects to Eastern markets this week won approval for the portion of its Iowa route from state regulators. The 350-mile SOO Green HVDC Link will start in Mason City and run to Plano, Ill. The direct current line […]
T&D World, Sept. 18, 2023 The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) has issued an order approving a petition for a franchise to construct, maintain, and operate a new electric transmission line in Iowa by SOO Green HVDC Link Project Co, LLC (SOO Green). The petition referred to as the SOO Green transmission line project in Docket […]
Energy Portal, Sept. 15, 2023 An underground high-voltage power line called the Soo Green Line has received approval from state regulators in Iowa for a portion of its route. This 350-mile direct current line will transport electricity from renewable energy projects in the Midwest to Eastern markets. The line will start in Mason City, Iowa, […]
Energy Central, Sept. 20, 2023 On September 13, the proposed 350-mile underground 525-kV high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) SOO Green Project gained Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) approval to advance. When energized the project is expected to add 2,100 MW of transmission capacity between MISO and PJM. Meanwhile, on September 15, to spur interregional transmission capacity and bolster […]
Utility Dive, Sept. 18, 2023 The proposed SOO Green transmission line between the Midcontinent Independent System Operator and PJM Interconnection regions cleared a key hurdle when it was approved by Iowa regulators last week. The Iowa Utilities Board on Sept. 13 approved a petition by SOO Green HVDC Link ProjectCo, the project developer, for a […]
September 27, 2021 (Minneapolis, MN – Allentown, PA) – SOO Green HVDC Link (SOO Green) is pleased to announce that PPL Corporation has acquired an ownership interest in the SOO Green project. SOO Green is a first of its kind underground HVDC transmission line located primarily along Canadian Pacific rail that will connect the MISO […]
Prysmian Group Awarded $900M SOO Green HVDC Link Project, a Key Milestone in Building a US Clean Energy Grid
Partnership brings new HVDC transmission cable manufacturing capacity & jobs to the US June 21, 2021 (Minneapolis – Milan) – SOO Green HVDC Link today announced the selection of Prysmian Group – the worldwide leader in the energy and telecom cable system industry – as its preferred supplier of high-voltage direct current cable systems for […]
E&E News spotlights the SOO Green HVDC Link project and its innovative approach to transmission development. The article takes an in-depth look at the project and provides an update on the permitting process. Read more here.
Reuters discusses recent comments from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the need for long-distance power transmission to bring more renewable power onto the energy grid. Projects like SOO Green will move renewable energy to the customers who need it. Read more here.
CNN highlights how SOO Green’s underground-by-railroad model is transforming transmission project development in the U.S. to deliver renewable energy to consumers. The infrastructure tax plan will supercharge major transmission development, such as SOO Green, to build a clean energy grid and create good paying jobs nationwide. Read and watch more here