FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 01, 2017
Contact: Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
PSC Sets Hearing Schedule in
Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) Application
JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has established the hearing schedule in a case filed by Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI). ATXI is seeking Commission authority and a certificate of convenience and necessity to build, operate and maintain a 345-kV electric transmission line from Palmyra, Missouri to the Iowa border and an associated substation near Kirksville, Missouri.
According to the ATXI application, the proposed 345-kV electric transmission line is approximately 96 miles in length and running generally from a switching station near Palmyra, Missouri, and generally proceeding along an existing east-west 161-kV transmission line corridor through Marion, Lewis, Knox and Adair counties to a new substation located near Kirksville, Missouri, and then generally proceeding along an existing north-south 161-kV transmission line corridor through Adair and Schuyler counties, to a connection point on the Iowa border. ATXI states the Mark Twain transmission line will be co-located for nearly the entirety of its route with existing 161-kV transmission lines owned by Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative and Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri.
Formal evidentiary hearings are scheduled to begin on February 20, 2018, in Room 310 of the Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Jefferson City. Hearings are scheduled through February 22, 2018. The Governor Office Building meets accessibility standards required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any person who needs additional accommodations to participate in these hearings should call the Public Service Commission’s hotline at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 prior to the hearings.
The Commission will hold local public hearings in this case. Those hearings will be announced when dates, times and locations have been finalized.