Antelope Valley Station to Neset Transmission Project

The Antelope Valley Station to Neset project, owned and operated by BEPC, involves a new 200-mile, 345-kV single pole transmission line. The project also involves two new substations, modifications at four substations, a 345-kV switchyard and other construction activities. The project will stretch across six western North Dakota counties. The line is being proposed as a result of increased demand in the Williston region. The new line will serve much of the new oil development in the region as well as address stability and reliability concerns.  In 2011, the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announced they would jointly prepare an EIS for this project, as proposed by Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC). Construction is set to start Fall 2014.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
Basin Electric Power Coop. Inc. 200 345 ND ND 2017
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
350 Operating Antelope Valley Neset Substation
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
2014 MRO MISO US Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)