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West Virginia Hydropower Transmission & Interconnection(8-WV)

In West Virginia, a hydropower developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the West Virginia Public Service Commission before constructing a high voltage transmission line.

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Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply

Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.

Permitting at a Glance

Regulated Entity Definition: A public utility includes an person or incorporation engaged in any business held to be a public service. W. VA. Code §24-1-2 (1913).
Transmission Interconnection Request Process (Interconnection Request): West Virginia does not currently have a state specific interconnection request process

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