Wisconsin Hydropower Transmission & Interconnection(8-WI)
In Wisconsin, a developer may need to obtain either a Certificate of Authority or a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission to construct a new electric transmission facility. WPSC – Application Filing Requirements for Transmission Line Projects, at p.1.
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
|Certificate of Public Good/Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (Certificate):||A developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission before constructing transmission lines with a capacity of 100 kV or greater. 196 Wis. Stat.§ 196.491.|
|Certificate Regulatory Agency:||Wisconsin Public Service Commission|
|Certificate Threshold:||Before constructing transmission lines with a capacity greater than 100 kV.|
|Regulated Entity Definition:||"An electric public utility is defined as ""every corporation, company, indvidual, asssociation, town, village, or city that may own, operate, manage or control...all or any pary of a plant or eqipment within thestate, for the production, transmission, delivery or furnishing of hear, light, water, or power either directly or indirectly to or for the public. 196 Wis. Stat. § 196.01(5)(a)-(b). "|
|Transmission Interconnection Request Process (Interconnection Request):||Wisconsin does not currently have a state specific interconnection request process.|
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