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Industrial Info Resources

December 19, 2011 06:20 ET

MISO Approves Billions of Dollars of Midwestern Transmission Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) (Carmel, Indiana) approved construction of 17 high-voltage electric transmission projects worth $5.2 billion in aggregate value. Sixteen of these projects were approved by MISO earlier this month; they join one high-voltage transmission project the group had endorsed earlier. MISO is an independent regional transmission organization that manages the high-voltage electric grid in 12 Midwestern states and the Canadian province of Manitoba. Some of the largest transmission projects in MISO's MVP portfolio include projects being constructed by Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), Xcel Energy Incorporated (NYSE:XEL) and ALLETE Incorporated (NYSE:ALE).

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