KCC approves planned power line route

The Kansas Corporation Commission approved a siting plan for a transmission line stretching across southeast Kansas, including much of Allen County.

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May 24, 2023 - 2:17 PM

The Kansas Corporation Commission voted, 2-1, to allow NextEra Energy Transmission Southwest to build a transmission line across southeast Kansas, including Allen County. Photo by NextERA

TOPEKA — The Kansas Corporation Commission approved Wednesday a siting permit for a power line that will pass through Allen County.

Commissioners voted, 2-1, to allow plans for the Wolf Creek to Blackberry 345 kV transmission line to cross Coffey, Anderson, Allen, Bourbon and Crawford counties, according to a KCC news release. 

NextEra Energy Transmission Southwest will construct and operate the line.

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