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This map shows a section of the preferred and alternate routes of a new 345-kilovolt-transmission line that CapX2020 has filed with the Public Utilities Commission. Areas outside these routes may still be considered.

Powerline route goes through Douglas County

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CapX2020 utilities filed a route permit application last week for the Fargo-St. Cloud 345-kilovolt transmission line, which passes through Douglas County.

It's one of several lines the group is proposing in the Upper Midwest to preserve system reliability, serve increasing community electricity needs and increase capacity to accommodate renewable energy, according to CapX2020 officials.

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